Does WINE work on FreeBSD amd64 ?

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Mon Dec 27 07:13:34 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 02:02:58AM -0500, Xn Nooby wrote:
> The wiki page seems to say that wine is a 32-bit port, and 32-bit
> ports do not work well on amd64.  This would imply that 32-bit Windows
> programs would not run on 32-bit wine on a FreeBSD 8.1 amd64 system.
> Is this a correct interpretation?
> Does anyone know if there are any plans to get 32 or 64 bit windows
> programs running under wine on FreeBSD amd64?

Well, if you look further down the page, you can see how to get a 32-bit
wine on an amd64 system. I followed the instructions, and I can get it
to play Starcraft and EVE-Online. You just got to make sure that the
32-bit executable is on your path.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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