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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Darwine 1.0-rc1 released

Darwine 1.0-rc1 for OS X released
  1. Before You install, please make sure:
    • Tiger users: install X11 from your Tiger Installation DVD
  2. download and open Darwine 1.0-rc1
  3. drag Darwine to the "/Applications" Folder
  4. to delete, just drag the folder "Darwine" to the trash
  5. known issues:
    • Internet Explorer uses up to 100% CPU, which might turn on your vents
    • Internet Explorer 7 might not work at all, it is really only for testing
    • 1 of 4 tries downloads a corrupt "ActiveX MFC42" (maybe defective mirror?)
    • there are some issues with creating wineprefix (might be X11 related)
    • if You have symbols instead of letters, you lack the Microsoft Corefonts. Get them with TRiX
  6. to completely remove Darwine (and Windows apps) from your system delete the following files and folders:
    • /Applications/Darwine
    • ~.wine
    • ~/Library/Preferences/org.wine.winehelper.plist

What's new in this release:
- Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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