Wine HQ: Interview with Dimitrie Paun
Apr 15, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Vincent)
[ Thanks to Brian
Vincent for this link. ]
"BV: Now you've moved on to getting Windows'
based programs to compile with Winelib. What are the main issues
you've run into?
"Dimi: We do offer Winelib, why is it such a pain to
use? Winelib is here to stay, it should be easy and pleasant to
"Our previous Winelib processes was very complicated, and
different from current norm. To make matters worse, going from
Windows to Linux involved a cataclysmic change: the compiler
changed, the build process changed, the OS changed. Each of these
are big and stressful changes in themselves, imagine the mess you
have to deal with when all of them happen simultaneously.
"Enter MinGW. This toolchain allows you to isolate these
changes, and test them separately. An ideal situation...!"
HQ: Interview with Ove KÃ¥ven(Apr 04, 2003)