Interview with Tom Wickline of Bordeaux Technology Group
Jun 22, 2011, 10:11 (0 Talkback[s])
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"TuxArena: Please tell us, what is Bordeaux? How is it different
from Wine, and what does it have in common with Wine?
"Bordeaux is a *simple* GTK front-end to assist in installing a
limited set of applications. Bordeaux also comes with a Cellar
Manager, e.g. Bottle Manager. A Cellar or Bottle is just a nice
name for a wineprefix by the way, Bordeaux bundles a custom version
of Wine, the build includes some hacks that may help a limited
number of applications run a little better then they normally
would. As an example we build the unsupported DIB engine and Pulse
Audio support in our release.
"TuxArena: When and why did you start putting up Bordeaux?
"Bordeaux was started and written by Steven Edwards as a
front-end to winetricks in late 2007, at that time winetricks
didnâ€™t have a GUI. With each release new
features have been added like application installs and the Cellar