[PC-BSD Dev] crossover

carlos antonio neira bustos cneirabustos at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 02:40:36 PST 2008


 i was looking at wine this weekend , and i am almost done , with porting
missing bits in dlls/ntdll/cdrom.c , next weekend im gonna test the results.



On Jan 2, 2008 11:43 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

> carlos antonio neira bustos wrote:
> > Greetings :
> >
> > what do you think about crossover ? i only use openoffice  and
> > ocasionally used wine to play wow , so for me it would not be really
> > important to have but maybe future users of pcbsd would find it pretty
> > usefull.
> > this a discussion about freebsd support :
> >
> http://crossover.codeweavers.com/pipermail/discuss/2004-January/005778.html
> >
> > here is the source code for crossover :
> > http://www.codeweavers.com/products/source/
> >
> >
> > anyone care to make it work in freebsd ? or some thoughts of the
> > benefits of having available for pcbsd ?
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> Carlos,
>
> We actually have talked to the Codeweavers folks about bringing
> CrossOver to PC-BSD / FreeBSD, and we are very close to making it
> happen. At this point the only thing really stopping them from doing it
> is ensuring that it makes business sense for them to spend time porting
> it over. Wine itself runs a lot better on BSD now thanks to Tijl working
> on it over the last summer, but they are still some portions which need
> to be fixed up to make it work 100% as good as on Linux. I know the CD
> support is still shaky, and copy-protected games wont work on BSD, along
> with a slew of smaller bugs. Take a look here at Tijl's notes to see
> whats left to do.
>
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/Wine
>
> If somebody can fix these remaining bugs for BSD, then there would be no
> reason for Codeweavers not to bring Crossover to BSD :)
>
> --
>
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com
>
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