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For purposes like compiling GCC from source and being able to do a "profiledbootstrap", I need to be able to use the stage1 compiler (Windows executable) on from Linux.

What would be ideal: some setting/command that lets me do gcc.exe from bash and have it work (load WINE automatically)

What would be less than ideal but equally fine: tell the GCC build system to call the bootstrap compilers through WINE (ie prepend "wine " to all call to win32 applications).

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Use binfmt_misc in order to invoke Wine.

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