[Wine] multiple wine version questions

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 13:56:40 CDT 2009

To list as well:

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 12:55 PM, tparker <tparker at etherstorm.net> wrote:
> If I have two different versions of wine installed, do I need to install
> each program I want to run through wine is a separate folder

It's easier that way.

> or will they both get the data from the one .wine folder in the home directory?

Unless you change WINEPREFIX variable, yes.

> Is there anything special I need to know or do before building the new version so
> that it doesn't mess up by current version in case I need to go back to
> that?

Install them to separate locations.

> The newest version offered in my distro (Fedora 10) is 1.1.15. I am using a
> patched git of 1.1.15 now but want to try 1.1.20 and see if it fixes some of
> the problems I am having. I do not want to delete my mostly working git
> version until I know how well the new 1.1.20 works.

Or don't install it, just run it from the compile directory.


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