[Wine] Adobe Director projectors

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 14:28:34 CDT 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Gert van den Berg <wine-users at mohag.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 7:46 PM, dimesio <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>> In general, if an app works in Wine, installing and running it would be exactly the same as in Windows: point and click. Wine normally adds Windows apps to the menu when you install them, and creates desktop links if the installer creates Windows shortcuts. It's only when an app doesn't work out-of-the-box with Wine that it can get tricky.
> Until the occasional regression...
> A bundled Wine version has the advantage that you are certain about
> the exact configuration that the program runs on... (Although static
> linking seem to be the only real way of distributing binaries without
> breakages on different distros... (This might have changed from the
> previous time I tried...))
> Gert

That's why you could/should do as Google does with Picasa, and
distribute a tested version of Wine. Install it as
/usr/bin/wine-yourapp/, or /opt/wine-your-app/, etc. You can then use
that version without fear of Wine upgrades breaking it, and the user
can install Wine in /usr/bin/wine, or /usr/local/bin/wine, etc., for
their other applications.


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