[Wine] Wine on Windows ?

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 09:14:36 CST 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:51 AM, dimesio <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Wujek_Bogdan wrote:
>> I'm looking for wine binaries for windows xp.
>> I can swear i have seen it once at Wine Downloads. Am I wrong?
>> I need to run old win9x application (it's not compatybile with NT) on winxp.
>> i tried to compile wine under cygwin. but it fails about 15minutes after 'make'
> That won't work. The Windows binary was for developers only, for testing.  As to why it's no longer on the downloads page, my guess is that it was taken off because because of questions like yours.
> http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-530da6f64d194f2b403411016ab937e60d3c2c1c
> http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOnWindows

They were removed because they were ungodly old, and not of much use.

It won't work for most things, but you can use wine dlls to replace
some windows dlls. As dimesio said, it's mostly for testing, e.g.,
what dlls depend on each other. If you _really_ want to do this:


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