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- To: Heimo Ponnath <ponnath at heimo dot de>
- Subject: Re: Hi
- From: Neil Zanella <nzanella at cs dot mun dot ca>
- Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2001 17:36:09 -0230 (NDT)
- cc: <cygwin-xfree at xfree dot cygwin dot com>
On Sat, 4 Aug 2001, Heimo Ponnath wrote:
> At 13:41 04.08.01, Suhaib Siddiqi said:
> > > Hi Alexander,
> > >
> > > With these instructions,what about porting Wine to
> > > cygwin ;-) ?
> >It is like porting Linux emulator for Linux. What good will that do?
> thats an interesing point: Someone could try it in a recursive way.
> Variant 1: Linux emulates Linux emulates Linux ...
> Variant 2: Windows emulates Linux emulates Windows emulates Linux ...
> Variant 3: vice versa..
> Variant 4: Windows emulates Windows emulates Windows ...
> What will happen after how many iterations? And every iteration should
> introduce very small changes of some parameters...
Well, there are some benefits for Wine developers associated with porting
Wine to Cygwin. That is, they can develop their emulator while using the
real thing at the same time. Does this make sense? Of course, to end users
there seem to be very few benefits if any.