[UCI-Linux] Google releases Picasa for Linux

Sam Kaufman emrysk at gmail.com
Tue May 30 14:54:55 PDT 2006


Actually, the binary has an MD5 identical to that of the Windows
binary.  It appears to be the Windows binary actually running inside
an included WINE.  (Which would make sense.  Google has submitted
hundreds of patches to WINE in the past months.)

We don't need no stinkin' source.  :-)

On 5/30/06, Dan Stromberg <strombrg at dcs.nac.uci.edu> wrote:
>
> IINM, it's a sort-of native application linked against winelib, rather
> than being a windows executable running on wine.
>
> Supposedly it's easier to get windows apps working on linux this way, at
> least if you have the source and the freedom to do so.
>
> On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 23:07 -0700, Harry Mangalam wrote:
> > Runs via wine, for which they've contrib'ed 100 patches.
> >
> > http://picasa.google.com/linux/
> >
>
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