[Wine] Compiling Wine with a particular glib

zolom wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Jun 9 10:22:13 CDT 2012

Hi all,

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30557 breaks many games. I'd like a workaround. Maybe this is a terrible idea, but it seems to me that if I compile glib <2.32.0 and then compile wine linked to that particular glib than I wouldn't be having so many problems. I've compiled software (including wine) before, but I'm not so experienced with special configurations. I know this must be well-documented, but I must not be getting the terminology right because I can't seem to google my way to answers on this one. 

I tried quite a few variants on roughly this sequence: 
for glib (2.29.92):

./configure --prefix=/usr/local/bin/glib-2.29.92 && make && sudo make install

And, for wine (1.5.5): 

./configure --with-glib=/usr/local/bin/glib-2.29.92 --prefix=/usr/local/bin/wine-glib && make && sudo make install

But no luck. Am I getting these options wrong? Missing something more obvious? Is this just a terrible idea and I'm too dumb to see it? 


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