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business_kid 07-19-2013 03:56 AM

Wine-1/6 upgrade
 
Does anyone know if wine can be updated without removing the ~/.wine directory (which has a lot of useful stuff in it)?

Does winecfg update the files in ~/.wine/windows ??

Bazzaah 07-19-2013 04:19 AM

Yes you can upgrade wine without removing your .wine folder.

I tend to run
Code:

# removepkg wine
and then install the new one (I use the slackware packages on WineHQ)
Code:

# installpkg wine*
then
Code:

$ winecfg
Not sure if this is the best way, but I've not had any problems with this method.

willysr 07-19-2013 04:41 AM

i just used upgradepkg and it's fine

business_kid 07-19-2013 05:21 AM

Thanks guys. I guess it must update ~/.wine, then.


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