Even Better Wine Integration

Registered by Scott Ritchie on 2011-11-05

This is the culmination of all previous blueprints for Wine integration in Ubuntu, and includes a prioritization of work items for the Precise cycle.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
None
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Scott Ritchie
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Scott Ritchie
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
Proposed for precise
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Previous blueprints:
 - https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-karmic-wine-integration
 - https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/better-integrated-wine
 - https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/packageselection-n-desktop-wine-software-center

Work items (Precise cycle):
[scottritchie] Remake Wine package to build with multiarch: TODO
[scottritchie] Finish porting Wine dependencies to multiarch, get assistance: TODO
[scottritchie] Create a Unity Wine Applications Scope design spec: TODO
[scottritchie] Implement Unity Wine Applications Scope: TODO
[scottritchie] Create initial python Wine handler for double click case on new downloads without u+x permission: TODO
[scottritchie] Extend Wine handler to support automatic scanning with ClamAV: TODO
[scottritchie] Verify that installation still works from removable media and other read-only Filesystems: TODO
[scottritchie] Package the same mingw libraries that Fedora has so we can build wine-gecko and wine-mono: TODO
[scottritchie] Create recipe daily builds of upstream Wine on Oneiric/Precise: TODO
[scottritchie] Verify dragging a .exe to launcher creates proper shortcut and sets up prefix correctly: TODO
[scottritchie] Test gnome-exe-thumbnailer performance under heavy loads: TODO
[scottritchie] Get design team to Verify icons produced by gnome-exe-thumbnailer are suitable for launcher: TODO

Later / targets of opportunity:
See Specification page (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WineIntegration)

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