systemVersion, RunRev with WINE, burblings.

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Thu Sep 16 01:26:25 EDT 2010

  On 09/15/2010 10:36 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Hi Richmond,
> I think we already know that Rev doesn't work well with WINE. This isn't surprising, because WINE doesn't include the libraries that RunRev needs to render PNG's. Probably, you should report it to the WINE developers or start a discussion on the WINE newsgroup.
> WINE doesn't imitate or emulate Windows. WINE allows a number of programmes to run without Windows and unfortunately RunRev isn't one of them.
> If you can afford buying an official copy of Windows 7, then you might use VirtualBox to emulate a PC. Win 7 really runs perfectly on VirtualBox.

The PNG rendering 'thing' was secondary to my message: what interested 
me was how WINE successfully
managed to fool RunRev into thinking it was different flavours of 
Windows; and that it successfully reported
the underlying processor.

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