Sunday, February 16, 2020

Wine development release 5.2 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 5.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More compatible codepage mapping tables.
  • Support for using the null display driver as a real driver.
  • Better UTF-8 support in the Resource and Message Compilers.
  • Fixes for using ucrtbase as C runtime.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Bugs fixed in 5.2 (total 22):

  14697  OllyDbg 2.x freezes sometimes during processing of debug events (debug events can block completion of queued user APCs)
  18159  Lotus Approach (MDI app) has extra caption buttons and Control box
  18933  Free PDF to Word Doc converter doesn't work, window empty/hangs on launch (appinstall)
  34848  PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.213 crashes when switching between document tabs
  36059  Multiple Steam games fail to install DirectX runtime prerequisite, resulting in repeated install attempt on startup ('xinput1_3.dll' locked by client)
  36521  Star Wars rebellion update 1.01 crashes on start (quoted process command line only created with special 'My Documents' folder)
  43934  SumatraPDF 3.1.2 has very narrow buttons in its installer
  45462  PDF X-Change Viewer (all versions) cannot click dialog box in menu
  45481  Spintires: MudRunner crashes at launch
  46619  Lineage 2 crashes ( private server)
  46735  Multiple applications need Direct3DShaderValidatorCreate9() implementation (The Sims 2 demo, Armed Assault)
  47018  Multiple applications show transparent bitmap images on static controls with black background (comctl32 lacking support for painting 32-bit BMPv3 with alpha channel)
  47718  x86_64-w64-mingw32-strip strip dlls make wine failed start
  48122  Arturia MIDI Control Center crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.RtlIsNtDdiVersionAvailable
  48392  Multiple applications crash on unimplemented function WS2_32.dll.WSCSetApplicationCategory (Verbum 8, Lineage 2's SmartGuard 3.0)
  48408  mixthread monopolizes buffer_list_lock if WaitForSingleObject returns quickly, causing livelock and game freeze
  48424  xl-r8r: Crashes right after splash screen (apparently because  vga.dll is missing)
  48480  dlls/krnl386.exe16 - thunk.c argument logic incorrect for CallProcEx32W16
  48489  .Net 4.7+ requires GpFontFamily to be referenced counted instead of cloning.
  48541  Affinity Photo trial (1.7.2) crashes:Call from 0x7b00fa3d to unimplemented function mscms.dll.WcsGetDefaultColorProfileSize
  48561  Cadence Allegro Professional 16.6 crashes at startup
  48571  Firefox 72.0.* crashes on every tab (unless dwrite is disabled)


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