[Wine] Wine can't find c drive!

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 22:58:51 CDT 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 11:45 PM, kh2reed <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to run a game (Touhou 7) on a mac using wine.  I installed wine using macports and used the command $ wine $th07e.exe to run my installer
> it then gives me this message:
> wine: cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\.exe"
> I read elsewhere that i should type winecfg and create a fake c drive.  But when I look in my drives menu, there is already one labeled c.  Why can't it use this?  I might be missing information, if I am, I will provide it.

The $ symbol has a special meaning in the terminal. Specifically it
means that the following part is a variable name. To get around this
single quote the filename.

 wine '$th07e.exe'


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