On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 11:15 -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
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> Over the past few weeks, a group of have been plugging away in relative 
> obscurity to fix the world .. or, at least, the world as revolves around 
> WINE. 
> We have a few kernel hackers involved, some members of the wine group, some 
> members of PC-BSD, and at least one DragonflyBSD developer ... a truly 
> rounded 
> group.
> In order to avoid having this all mixed in, and lost, with other software 
> discussions, the work is happening on a private list, but if anyone feels 
> that 
> they can contribute *programming knowledge* to the effort, email me and I'll 
> add you to the list ... we aren't looking for testers on this list, see below 
> about that ...
> To the real reason for this post, we have been slowly making headway ...
> If you go to:
>        <http://wiki.freebsd.org/Wine>
> You will find several patches, both against FreeBSD and wine, that get the 
> latest wine working under both 7.x and 6.x ... under 6.x, the only 'gotcha' 
> is 
> don't apply the signal patch yet, as it does break things ...
> For testing, Tijl is running 7.x and I am running 6.x ... in my case, with 
> all 
> patches applied, except the signal patch, I can get Freecell running ... in 
> his 
> case, with all patches applied, he can get MT4 running (MT4 is an online 
> financial trading piece of software) ...
> For those that are interested in Wine, and are going to test the above 
> patches, 
> please subscribe to [EMAIL PROTECTED] by sending a message to 
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... it will also let us gauge how 
> big/small the 'wine users'  population happens to be ...

I wasn't aware there was such a big problem with Wine + FreeBSD - is it
just chance that I've experienced absolutely no errors at all running
Lotus Notes R5 with wine from ports?

FreeBSD zoot.mintel.co.uk 7.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #1: Tue Jun  5
14:39:27 BST 2007     [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ZOOT

$ wine --version

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