[Wine] Why is wineprefixcreate deprecated?

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at sprintpcs.com
Mon May 26 08:13:46 CDT 2008

Austin English wrote:
> You still have yet to give a reason why using wineboot instead of
> wineprefixcreate is a bad idea. If you're pursuing a course that is
> off the beaten path, you shouldn't expect for things to work out of
> the box, and if things are improved for the majority of users, it's a
> good thing. A simple sed /wineprefixcreate/wineboot/ will 'fix' your
> problem, while complaining and asking for wineprefixcreate to be
> maintained/updated will not.

A simple symlink between wineprefixcreate and wineboot will solve this 
and end the confusion on what program performs what function.

Elegant and simple.  Symlinks are also easy to maintain.

James McKenzie

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