Installing WINE

Dave Horsfall dave at
Sun Jun 11 21:34:50 UTC 2017

On Sun, 11 Jun 2017, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> MacPorts Wine is 32-bit. Usually, your other ports will be installed 
> 64-bit. So when you install wine, it will reinstall all of its 
> dependencies with the universal variant, so that they contain both 
> 32-bit and 64-bit code.

Thanks for that; it was a bit disconcerting when I saw it...

> On Debian and other Linux systems, wine may already be 64-bit, which 
> might explain why you didn't have a similar problem there. There has 
> been a platform-specific reason why wine must be 32-bit on macOS, but 
> allegedly that reason no longer applies as of wine 2.0. Someone has 
> worked on adding 64-bit support to the wine port:
> I have not evaluated this.

OK, I'll keep that in mind; I think there's a couple of 64-bit Windoze
applications I need to run, so I can always using Penguin/OS for that.

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