[emulation] Wine-20041201

Gerald Pfeifer gerald at pfeifer.com
Sat Dec 25 02:12:46 PST 2004

On Fri, 24 Dec 2004, Frans-Jan v. Steenbeek wrote:
> I have been working lately to provide our company with a "Terminal 
> Service"-like solution using FreeBSD (5.3-STABLE). Since we have to use a 
> software suite only available on windows (AccountView 6.1, based on Visual 
> Foxpro) I have worked it all out using Wine-20040505. Anything after this 
> release is reported to fail, but I have heard rumors that 20041201 is 
> working, albeit by patching the kernel.

20041201 is working, and doing so without patching the kernel.

> So, are these rumors true? What should I do to get it running, and what 
> are the consequences?

cd ports/emulators/wine ; make ; make install

I wouldn't claim 20041201 to be perfect on FreeBSD, but there have been
several positive reports on FreeBSD 5.3 (and anything between 20040505
and 20041201 definitely was broken).

Gerald Pfeifer (Jerry)   gerald at pfeifer.com   http://www.pfeifer.com/gerald/

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