[Wine] Winetricks is dead, long live winetricks!

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 11:06:52 CDT 2011

On 3/12/11 7:23 PM, dimesio wrote:
> perryh wrote:
>> What I've seen here recently is not quite that severe.  Paraphrased:
>> Bugs and appdb ratings are to be based on a clean wineprefix
>> without any winetricks*, but if the app runs better or the bug
>> goes away with winetricks it is permissible to mention that
>> in the comments.
>> .
> Mentioning in a bug report that a native dll solves a problem is not the same as filing a bug based on use of native dlls and/or patched Wine without verifying that the problem also exists in plain Wine.
Correct.  It is also permissible to state "used Winetricks XXXX to make 
problem go away".  That helps in isolating which dll and possibly, which 
function needs to be implemented.

James McKenzie

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