[Wine] Re: GameGuard

oiaohm wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sun Apr 11 09:24:03 CDT 2010

Evengard you should worry if a game due to some from of DRM will not run in wine.

To be correct worry if you have just wasted your money on that game.  Windows updates could disrupt some of those copy protections.  Same with windows version changes.  So paper weighting your games.  Heck some pack it in when you need to install on a different computer due to your past computer blowing up.

Even so lot of things copy protection guys talk about doing fall on the wrong side of selinux sandbox around wine to protect wine from doing system and user data damage.

The most safe dependable... way to detect wine is simply ask user.  Biggest problem with detecting wine and doing a hack Evengard is that wine improves.  A work around may not be required for a latter version or a patched version.

Now problem we have here developers want to be sneaky and not up front.  So your statement that there is no way for developers to add some basic compatibility with wine is a lie.

Some areas of user controlled setting would be useful with some versions of video cards as well.  IE the hardware really suxs in them doing some operations.

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