For those not aware (as I was not aware...),
Wine 4.8 (May 10, 2019) introduced support to compile some (not all!) Wine DLL and
EXE files as Windows PE files instead of ELF files. This has a few pros and cons.
- Matches what Wine is supporting anyway. Loading of PE files.
- Uses Mingw-w64 in a larger project. Could boost both projects.
- Debug data is stripped out and dropped on the floor.
- Fedora doesn't have any packages with multiple binary formats that I know of. Is
this a problem?
Luckily this support is optional at this time, but I've already seen a Bugzilla
troll point users of distros that are not using this feature back to the distro for
What do we want to do here?
I maintain a few packages in my COPR that I need for a project I'm a
developer on and I actually produce the Windows installer on my Fedora
machine using CMake/NSIS.
Thought I would ask if there's interest in doing reviews to get these in
Probably not a lot of general interest but "hamlib" as well, but that's
specific to ham radio operators.