[Wine] Portable applications list needed

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon May 18 22:38:41 CDT 2009

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 10:31 PM,  <perryh at pluto.rain.com> wrote:
> Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I should've mentioned that zipped files are a bit hard ...
>> I've looked into it a bit before, just haven't decided the
>> easiest way yet to avoid problems in the future. Which is
>> why standalone executables are so much easier :-).
> Would it work to prefix a zipfile with an extracter, thereby
> transforming it into a self-extracting .exe file, and then
> treat that self-extracting file as a self-installer?  (Or,
> would you need for the extracter to also start up the app
> after unzipping it?)

Sure, it would. But I'm not looking to repackage stuff, but use freely
available downloads.

> BTW I know absolutely nothing about Autohotkey, nor how it
> fits into the scheme under discussion.

Autohotkey allows recording scripts, notably keystrokes/mouseclicks,
among other things. I'm using it in a Summer of Code project to make
gui tests for Wine.


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