Installing WINE

Al Varnell alvarnell at
Sun Jun 11 07:06:33 UTC 2017

Looks to be 244 dependancies for wine 2.0.1.

If I had to guess I'd say that wine was originally written for Unix where most of those processes already exist.

Ah yes, WikipediA says <>:
> Wine (recursive acronym for Wine Is Not an Emulator) is a free and open-source compatibility layer that aims to allow computer programs (application software and computer games) developed for Microsoft Windows to run on Unix-like operating systems.


On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 09:29 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> I just did "port install wine", and it seeme to be (re)installing half the 
> known universe...  Is this to be expected?  Installinh it on Debian was 
> quite simple - just an "apt-get" or two.

Al Varnell
Mountain View, CA

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