[Wine] How can we improve WNE?

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 11:13:48 CDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 1:52 AM, fcmartins <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> austin987 wrote:
>> Could you be more clear please?
> Let me try: option 1 is not about wineprefixes, it's a a mid-way solution between keeping a wineprefix per application and having one wine prefix for all applications (as done by bare Winecfg). So:
> - just take the set of settings managed by winecfg (a subset of the whole registry, right?),
> - winecfg UI allows the user to specify that the current settings are specific to a certain app (identified by path name),
> - keep these settings in the registry (.../wine/winecfg/app1/...)
> - at launch time, the launcher checks whether the app has a specific set of winecfg settings, if so, changes the corresponding parts of the registry, and only then launches the app.
> [/list]

You can do that already for most settings. In the first tab, choose
"add application", then change the settings for that app. The settings
for that app are preferred to global settings.


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