[Wine] winetricks or not ?
patrol at sinus.cz
Tue Sep 16 12:06:09 CDT 2008
> we often say here directx installation can break wine
> What about Dan kegel winetricks ?
> It is safe to install microsoft distribuable package or it may break wine ?
As I understand it, winetricks is just a script, which simplifies installation
of various third-party components onto wine directory. It doesn't add anything
by itself, so it cannot make any harm. You can freely selects which particular
packages to install and which not, winetrick is not doing anything withoud your
With regards, Pavel Troller
> What we can do, what we can't ?
> For exemple, when wine console tell us msvcr80.dll is missing, what is better or safer:
> - installing vcrun2005 via winetricks
> - copy the missing downloaded dll in system32 ?
> the both works for my particular case of course
> Thank you
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