[Wine] Using the Cider approach with Wine

Iritscen wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Jan 10 18:26:07 CST 2009

Hi there, I'm extremely new to Wine, at least from this side of things (I've used CrossOver and Cider).  I gather that installing Wine sets up a "central" mock-Windows installation in the home folder, and I'm much more interested in building a tweaked wrapper to enclose a specific game in a .app package, the way Cider does it.  Is that something that is being done by others?  I haven't seen any evidence that it is, although perhaps I just overlooked it somewhere.

P.S.: We won't be distributing the game inside the wrapper, just providing the wrapper for the game that the player must already own.  I am thinking of adding a bit of code to our build of the wrapper, if possible, that automates the process of finding the game where it has been installed and symlinking so it appears to Wine to be inside the wrapper when in fact the end user has not moved the game folder at all, and it remains easily accessible.

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