Re: Where does slakware 'install' wine/any binaries ? - Slackware

This is a discussion on Re: Where does slakware 'install' wine/any binaries ? - Slackware ; On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 07:30:27 -0600, problems wrote: > After I fetched the wine binaries/*.tgz, I created dir:/usr/wine and > expanded the wine-0.9.49-i486-1kjz.tgz there. Wrong. > Q - what does 'installing' entail other than placing the various > executable ...

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  1. Re: Where does slakware 'install' wine/any binaries ?

    On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 07:30:27 -0600, problems wrote:

    > After I fetched the wine binaries/*.tgz, I created dir:/usr/wine and
    > expanded the wine-0.9.49-i486-1kjz.tgz there.


    Wrong.

    > Q - what does 'installing' entail other than placing the various
    > executable files correctly relative to the 'main' executable ? There are
    > eg. NO *.conf files in the dir-tree.


    You install a Slackware package by using the proper tool.

    installpkg wine-0.9.49-i486-1kjz.tgz

  2. Re: Where does slakware 'install' wine/any binaries ?

    Hallo, Dave,

    Du (daveuhring) meintest am 29.11.07:

    >> After I fetched the wine binaries/*.tgz, I created dir:/usr/wine and
    >> expanded the wine-0.9.49-i486-1kjz.tgz there.


    > Wrong.


    > You install a Slackware package by using the proper tool.


    cd /

    > installpkg wine-0.9.49-i486-1kjz.tgz



    Viele Gruesse!
    Helmut


  3. Re: Where does slakware 'install' wine/any binaries ?

    On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 15:02:00 +0100, Helmut Hullen wrote:
    > Hallo, Dave,
    > Du (daveuhring) meintest am 29.11.07:


    >> You install a Slackware package by using the proper tool.

    >
    > cd /


    Not necessary. The package tools can be used from any directory but
    preferably from the one in which the packages reside if only for the
    convenience of not having to type the full paths.

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