[Wine] How to lock a sounddriver to application?

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 01:38:30 CDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 1:25 AM, arjenv<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am able to run several applications (games) using Wine. Some apps work fine with the ALSA driver, some with the OSS. I noticed it is only possible to set the wine sound driver as a default setting, so for all apps at once. This means I have to select the appropriate sound driver which goes with a certain application. This is frustrating, and hard to explain to my wife and children  :?
> Is there a way to make wine use a particular sound driver for an application? Why is it not possible to make the sound driver a application specific setting?
> Kind regards,
> Arjen, Holland
> Ps, I run latest stable wine under Ubuntu 9.04

It's not (currently) possible to separate them out. If it's possible
at all, I don't know...I've been told it's not, but I don't know the
sound architechure that well.

You can setup two WINEPREFIX's to do that...

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