[Mono-list] Wine packages for doing System.Windows.Forms development
25 Jul 2003 00:58:16 -0400
Hello Wine Connossieurs of the World!
I spent the last few days packaging Wine with the patches from the
awesome OpenLink folks, and finally this evening, Miguel and I finally
got the whole setup to work.
Here are the goods:
For Red Hat 8: download:
For Red Hat 9:
First, get the correct RPM file and install it. After installing it, run
'mono-wine-setup' and you'll see this.
Mini-Wine setup completed
For those of you with existing Wine installations, you can try running
the Winforms app directly. If it doesn't work, run the 'mono-wine-setup'
script and it will overwrite your existing .wine directory with a
Once you got that going, to run any Winforms apps, do
% SWF=1 mono <winforms-app.exe>
The first time you run this, it'll take a while to build up the font
metrics cache file, but it'll be much speedier once that file is in
Some Winform samples are available here:
For those interested in building from source:
Apply the mono-wine.patch to the Wine tarball and build using:
% make wine-shared
% make wine-shared-install
Unpack dot-wine.tar.gz tarball the in your home directory and run the
Duncan Mak <email@example.com>