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On Tuesday 16 July 2002 11:28 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> that's very impressive.  note that one of the selling points of vmware
> is that it handles calls to serial and || port.  it also has limited usb
> too.

I wasn't aware of that. I did notice the the serial/parallel stuff when 
setting it up, but didn't know how well it worked.

> > Anyway, can Wine intercept access to the printer port and support it as
> > VMware does?
>
> wine boasts parallel port access too.  transgaming (winex) has it turned
> off by default for some reason.  if you use winex,

Yeah, I've bought 3 month pre-paid subscriptions twice, primarily to avoid 
having to configure wine myself.

>you'll have to
> download the cvs version and compile it yourself.  at least, that's what
> was explained to me (i had posted a question of printer access under
> winex).

Arg.... But that will not have support for some of the copy protection and 
other closed source bits of WineX.....

- -- 
Win98 is called Win98 because after the system crashed 98 times, you have to
reinstall.
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