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== Upstreaming ==
== Upstreaming ==
[https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Wine-2021-For-POWER Status as of 2021.]
[https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=WINE-PPC64-Starts-Landing Status as of 2021.]

Revision as of 02:47, 26 June 2022


One word: winelib! There are several large open source projects that, for one reason or another, targeted Windows at their genesis. Many of these projects are quite old, well established, and would take many man-centuries of work to rewrite for native Linux systems. Enabling wine on ppc64 gets us a cheap way to allow these projects to run (when built from source) on ppc64 systems via winelib.


Command line
Wine configuration

Initial port complete. winecfg starts and runs on ppc64el systems (64k page size tested).


  • Add ppc64 (big endian) support

Initial patches

Semi-monolithic (will be split further when closer to merge):


Status as of 2021.