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RE: WINE on Cygwin
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 18:07:25 -0000
- Subject: RE: WINE on Cygwin
Brian Dessent wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> Well, how about sandboxing? It's the ideal way to test out a virus or
>> other suspect warez: run it on a virtual machine where it can't escape
>> into your real one.
> But WINE isn't a virtual machine, and it doesn't offer that kind of
> protection. You would need Xen / VMWare / etc for that.
Oh, I stand corrected. You mean it doesn't even do
virtual-drive-in-a-file-on-the-real-HD then? That's a shame.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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