[Wine] Re: SuSE 11.x has (broken) 64-bit Wine by default

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sun Mar 7 01:50:24 CST 2010

tpreitzel wrote:
> Technically, will it EVER be possible to run 32 bit applications on a 64 bit version of WINE? If not, why not?

No. 32-bit apps require 32-bit libraries.

tpreitzel wrote:
> Can't 32 bit processes be emulated?

Yes, at a huge cost.

You will still need 32-bit Wine to run 32-bit apps. The goal is to make 32-bit & 64-bit Wines nicely coexists and work together to run mix of 32/64-bit apps. Something like your 64-bit distro doing to run 32-bit programs.

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