[pkg-wine-party] Call for testing: automatically detect wine arch and WoW64

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Sun Dec 13 01:01:20 UTC 2015

On Sat, Dec 12, 2015 at 7:42 PM, Jens Reyer wrote:
>>> try not to install wine64 automatically),
>> That seems tricky given multiarch weirdness, but I guess may be possible.
> To start with, we can change wine Depends to wine32|wine64 and maybe add
> a small hint in the package description.

That doesn't solve the problem for users that have yet to configure multiarch.

> I didn't run any longtime tests, but I noticed that installing and
> running 32-bit and 64-bit apps in the *same* arch win64 wineprefix
> works. Can you call that WoW64 or is it a broken error-prone setup?

People would probably consider it broken since that doesn't
automatically launch the 32 or 64 bit executable.

Best wishes,

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