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Re: wine considered not-for-us on powerpc


am Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 08:44:21PM -0700 hast du folgendes geschrieben:
> AFAIK Wine doesn't emulate the CPU (not an emulator). The binaries are
> still run as binaries. And almost all Windows binaries are for x86. So
> while Wine might be able to compile and run on PowerPC, the Windows
> programs you would run in Wine would not.

back in the days when there was OS X for PowerPC there was a Wine available. I
also found it pretty useless. Their argument was that to ease porting the
Windows applications could be recompiled by their developers for Windows/PPC
and hence would then work under Wine/PPC.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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