What's new in this release:
- New implementation of the typelib creation support.
- GLSL-based support for fixed function vertex shaders.
- Support for desktop launchers in virtual desktop mode.
- Fixes for Japanese vertical text.
- New Croatian translation.
- Various bug fixes.
Bugs fixed in 1.6-rc1 (total 65):
2812 unhandled msvideo.dll._MCIWDCREATE
4342 PrintDlgEx* unimplemented. Affects native notepad, vfp 9, google chrome, BibleWorks 6, ...
6071 Magic MP3 tagger can't read directories/mp3-files (needs oleaut32 IRecordInfo::IsMatchingType() impl)
7675 Adobe InDesign CS2 crashes on startup
7764 Hallmark Card Studio 2005 Demo doesn't install properly (installer needs VBScript engine -> IActiveScript)
7816 Photomatix 2.4 crashes if user tries to calculate the average between pictures
8221 Xfire registration dialog does not work
11757 Adobe InDesign CS tryout installer crashes early
12090 Cabos crashes on startup
13903 Realplayer 11: Can't accept license terms
14819 Rockman 7 Famicom Edition causes crash,
16581 Actual progress is not shown within progress bars for Nullsoft installers
17571 Williams Pinball Classic crashes on launch
19268 using Radmin: wine stalls if movements/animations in remote screen
19872 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Standard - Dictation Box causes program freeze
19917 ABBYY Lingvo x3/x5 English Edition: crash when installing the application
20175 ICSD NIST database demo crashes with multiple oleaut32 errors
20491 VarDateFromStr() can`t parse "26.10.2009 09:31"
21371 HTML-Kit's visual mode (Prototype Pad) isn't usable
21524 Mouse cursor is visible when Geiss goes fullscreen, but should be invisible
21761 Braid demo installer fails to launch Explorer on the start menu directory it created
21975 QuarkXPress Passport 7.0r0 doesn't show any content
22026 Symantec LiveUpdate 3.1 refuses to install in NT mode (needs HKLM\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Eventlog\\Application registry key)
22079 Right click menu doesn't appear in one section of ImgBurn's disc layout editor
22280 Splinter Cell Conviction fails at startup because KERNEL32.SetThreadPriorityBoost fails
22571 Softimage XSI Mod Tool 4.2 fails to install
23391 Restore after minimize button does not work
23450 LTSPICE/SWCAD3 Input boxes don't take any input
23521 4D Server 6.5.4 crashes
25170 application bdgest crashes
25271 RootsMagic4: Error logging to New.FamilySearch.Org
25959 The Next Big Thing (demo): game mostly black without native d3dx9_36
27720 World of Goo demo rendering problems with builtin d3dx9_38
27994 Duke Nukem Forever needs d3dx9 native DLLs
29535 winhelp: Horizontal scrollbar appears when it shouldn't
30174 winUAE crashes when trying to create emulation window
30335 PAF5 help viewer (Gecko) print produces blank page(s).
31669 Not open internal editor of MPLAB 8.40.00.00
32312 SNES9x crashes when non-48kHz DirectSound audio output is selected
33076 QQ 2012 hangs after login
33189 wineconsole can't launch batch filenames with parenthesis
33250 unimplemented function atl80.dll.AtlIPersistPropertyBag_Load (QQ International 1.6 crashes)
33253 Command line: Incorrect behavior of "for" command
33513 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition: installer fails with builtin mono (Wine requires CodeBase registry value when loading .NET COM classes)
33548 Civilization IV crashes while starting
33554 Pervasive SQL v10 w3dbsmgr.exe (Database Service Manager) crashes due to unimplemented function clusapi.dll.GetClusterInformation
33579 Tencent TM hangs randomly with err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection
33608 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition: installer fails to detect IE (needs CIM_DataFile WMI class)
33609 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition: installer warns about non-writable Program Files (needs Win32_Directory WMI class)
33613 VB6 Application CMDcenter fails with "Run-time error '13': Type mismatch"
33635 wine cmd executes text inside comments as commands.
33638 wine cmd wrong extracting of command line arguments while using "%~1"
33639 wine cmd wrong assignment while using set "var=value" and have spaces after
33654 MSYS bash.exe redirection fails for ctest.exe (one of the CMake executables)
33669 Citavi 3.4 installer fails on startup
33680 Samsung Kies fails to install, wants difxapi.dll.DriverPackagePreinstallW
33685 Wine doesn't detect Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series
33699 Jedi Outcast demo installer does not work
33701 Explorer crashes when extracting the World of Warcraft icon
33712 Download.com web install application crashes wine. until till you get to a pure source...
33714 Evil Genius crashes when starting a new game
33715 freopen produces empty file when applied to stdout
33716 App call ctfmon.exe
33721 YNAB 4 won't start
33726 wmiutils should be installed in c:\windows\system32\wbem