[arch-dev-public] Wine association, waht should we do?
k3nsai at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 11:59:08 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 17:19 +0200, Ronald van Haren wrote:
> 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.
It does run viruses, this has been tested before, they don't do much
harm though. And, autorun files are the thread since they don't require
a click. And yes you are right, it was intended to be that way upstream.
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