[Wine] Why is wineprefixcreate deprecated?

L. Rahyen research at science.su
Sat May 24 12:42:22 CDT 2008

On Saturday May 24 2008 17:04:03 Chad wrote:
> env WINEPREFIX="/path/to/winebottles" winecfg
> Which will create said directory without having to launch an app.

	But you are running an application - winecfg; winecfg definitely isn't 
replacement for wineprefixcreate.

> However, doing 'wineprefixcreate --prefix /path/to/winebottles' was
> convenient. 

	Better (and I think proper) way:


	Have no idea if current docs/FAQ/Wiki mention a replacement command for 
deprecated wineprefixcreate but if they don't they should.

And message:

"Note: wineprefixcreate is deprecated and shouldn't be needed anymore.
WINEPREFIX creation and updates now happen automatically when needed."

...should mention a replacement, for example: "Use wineboot instead if you 
need to force Wine prefix creation".

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