[pkg-wine-party] Call for testing: First attempt at a Multi-Arch/WoW64 setup

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 17:25:14 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Hilko Bengen <bengen at debian.org> wrote:
> Here are the patches after 1.4.1-1.1. Dependencies are still
> incomplete, but I have been able to build co-installable libwine,
> libwine-bin packages.
> To get a WoW64 setup, the following packages are needed:
> wine-bin:amd64, libwine-server:amd64, libwine:i386, libwine:amd64,
> libwine-bin:i386, libwine-bin:amd64. I'd like to hear suggestions on
> how this informal description should be put into dependencies.
> For quick testing, I have built a trivial hello-world program for
> Win32 and Win64 and have been able to run both binaries with both wine
> and wine64.


> wine, wine64, and wineserver have been mvoed back to /usr/bin. Only
> one instance of wineserver is needed. I'm interested in comment
> regarding that choice. I think that the 32/64 bit split of the
> alternatives mechanism is not needed at all and should be removed.

Thank you. wineserver is meant to be end-user accessible (and used by
scripts, especially winetricks), so having it in /usr/lib was a pita.


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