[Request for feedback] Improved DirectX in Wine ports (packages available)

David Naylor dbn at freebsd.org
Sun Apr 27 09:59:15 UTC 2014


I made an error in the wine-cs.conf file below.  Instead of installing i386-
wine-cs it was directed to the normal wine repository.  If you  used the repo 
approach to install wine-cs please try again (I have fied the wine-cs.conf 


On Monday, 31 March 2014 20:58:50 David Naylor wrote:
> Hi,
> It has been requested by some community members that the custom DirectX
> patches by stefand [1] be integrated into the Wine port.  As this requires
> a non-trivial amount of work I would like to assess the community's
> interest in these patches.
> For those who do not know what these patches do: it is reported that they
> improve the performance of DirectX games and could possibly fix regressions
> on FreeBSD.
> To try out the packages please either install the packages directly from the
> mirrors [2] or issue the following commands: # mkdir -p
> /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos
> # fetch -o /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos \
> http://people.freebsd.org/~dbn/repos/wine-cs.conf 
> # fetch -o \
> /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos http://people.freebsd.org/~dbn/repos/wine-cs.cert
> # pkg update
> # pkg install -r wine i386-wine-cs
> The packages, although labelled 1.7.15 (for the Wine version they are based
> on) are based on cs-0.6.
> If you find the packages useful, please report back to me.  If there is
> sufficient support (i.e. enough people reply in the positive) then I'll
> publish the packages on a regular basis and maintain the appropriate ports.
> Regards
> [1] https://github.com/stefand/wine/releases
> [2]
> http://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/dbn/repos/wine-cs/
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