[arch-dev-public] Wine association, waht should we do?
thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Aug 28 11:25:12 EDT 2008
Ronald van Haren schrieb:
>> The discussion has been going on here:
>> I will appreciate your suggestions guys.
>> Eduardo "kensai" Romero
> umm as I understand a user still has to click the file for it to be
> executed via wine? I don't see any problem there. If someone is
> affraid to click a .exe file, then either they should remove the file
> association on their local machine or remove wine altogether (btw I
> seriously doubt that any virus will do harm when executed via wine
> (or has it become that good?)).
> I suggest to keep it as is (as was intended upstream), maybe adding a
> message saying what to do to disable the file association.
Agreed. And someone should probably point the paranoid poster to
pacman's NoUpgrade option, so the .desktop file stays the way he wants
it even after updates.
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