Does WINE work on FreeBSD amd64 ?

Fernando Apesteguía fernando.apesteguia at
Mon Dec 27 07:35:16 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 8:02 AM, Xn Nooby <xnooby at> 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?

As the wiki suggests, you can use the unofficial wine package at
I've been using it myself for some time now without any issues. You
just need to install some lib32 userland libraries that in my system I
didn't have.

I use Spotify under wine on FreeBSD 8.1 AMD64.


> Does anyone know if there are any plans to get 32 or 64 bit windows
> programs running under wine on FreeBSD amd64?
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