New version of LibFakeTime was released today. Now it support (or more technically: “shadows” symbol on dynamic linker consolidation) one more function – Linux’s clock_gettime(), thus it will support those programs and libraries which calls this kernel routine directly.
Using Wine introduces new threats to your Linux box. One day every computer virus prepared to run under Windows will smoothly run under Wine. Some time ago I wrote ClamFS, a FUSE-based user-space file system for Linux with on-access anti-virus file scanning. It uses well known Open Source virus scanner – Clam AntiVirus. ClamFS was designed to protect Samba shares and FTP servers with upload enabled. Here is small guide how to configure ClamFS to protect Wine installation form viruses.