Bringing Wine into Main

Scott Ritchie scott at
Wed Dec 17 05:08:37 UTC 2008

Jim Lieb wrote:
> On Tuesday 16 December 2008 14:28:21 Scott Ritchie wrote:
>>> Not sure if this is relevant to wine going into main, but I have to
>>> admit, I find it very frustrating in Intrepid that whenever i stick in a
>>> cd with an autorun or windows executable, it comes up with an autorun
>>> dialog which i have to cancel and which i would never have used since im
>>> using crossover linux or cedega anyway.
>>> Alex
>> More worrisome is the fact that if you try and use that dialog it will
>> just error out entirely rather than opening it with Wine.
>> Thanks,
>> Scott Ritchie
> I don't know too much about the current state of Wine but can't you use
> /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc w/ a .exe filter?

We already do that, but it errors out for some other reason.  Sometimes
the error is due to case insensitivity in the autorun.inf file itself.

Scott Ritchie

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