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Major Bug: "System" version of wine being ignored

wine version incorrectly shown as "System"

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GeneralError Thursday 21 July 2022 at 7:13
GeneralErrorAnonymous

I just noticed that PlayOnMac does NOT run the system version of wine even though in the GUI is says it's running the "System" version.

At the bottom of my error log, I see wine version = 6.0.

But the version I installed via brew (wine-staging) is version 7.13.

So I started hunting to find where this version 6 is install that PlayOnMac is using... and I found it.

PlayOnMac is using the version that's installed in "/Applications/PlayOnMac.app/Contents/Resources/unix/wine/bin" and completely ignoring the system version of wine.  Which is the opposite of what the GUI says it's doing.

 

 

$ pwd
/Applications/PlayOnMac.app/Contents/Resources/unix/wine/bin

$ ls -alt
total 1624
drwxr-xr-x@ 9 jackal  admin     288 Aug 17  2021 .
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin   33920 Aug 17  2021 wine32on64
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin   37472 Aug 17  2021 wine32on64-preloader
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin   33920 Aug 17  2021 wine64
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin   37472 Aug 17  2021 wine64-preloader
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin  598800 Aug 17  2021 wineserver
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin   33792 Aug 17  2021 wine
-rwxr-xr-x@ 1 jackal  admin   33216 Aug 17  2021 wine-preloader
drwxr-xr-x@ 7 jackal  admin     224 Aug 17  2021 ..

$ ./wine64 --version
wine-6.0

$ wine64 --version
wine-7.13 (Staging)
GeneralError Thursday 21 July 2022 at 7:20
GeneralErrorAnonymous

Minor correction.

It's actualy running wine32on64 instead of wine64.

And that version is wine-6.0:

$ ./wine32on64 --version
wine-6.0