[BL] Wine and BL
davidjmoberg at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 19:56:15 EST 2006
Ron Clarke wrote:
> Wine is NOT an emulator - according to its documentation.
I know. It's more of a wrapper around the Windows binary file
formats. It's closer in architecture to dosemu than it is to qemu
or bochs or dosbox.
> And it does access the ports, along with the other hardware.
But how extensive is this support for the parallel port and how
much support does your scanner need? Does wine even let
you use drivers or does it provide its own?
> Besides, installing Windows ? Yeuch !!!
I know, but it appears that it may be your only option, unless
you can figure out how to write a driver for Linux.
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