[Wine] Re: wine on RAM?

vajorie wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Feb 20 19:43:55 CST 2009

IneedAname wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:04:45 -0600
> "vajorie" <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> > so, the clear question qould be, now, "I have created a tmpfs directory in my home directory. how do I throw wine and all its libraries and everything into that directory so that all wine uses is the files in that directory?"
> > 
> Right, you want to install wine into your ram disk.
> You need to build wine your self fetch the source and run this:
> ./configure --prefix="/path/to/the/place/you/have/your/ramdisk/mounted"
> before you use "make"
> Then when you run wine use:
> env WINEPREFIX="/path/to/the/place/you/have/your/ramdisk/mounted/myprefix" "/path/to/the/place/you/have/your/ramdisk/mounted/bin/wine" "(PROGRAM PATH)"
> By the way you will need to dump your ramdisk to your hard drive before you shutdown or you lost it all. but I'm sure you new that.

that worked nicely. thanks again. but there is no speed improvement. 

bah, at least I learned something new :)

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