Friday, February 28, 2020

Wine development release 5.3 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 5.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards Ucrtbase runtime support.
  • Full support for Unicode normalization.
  • Improvements in Shell Folders handling.
  • 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 5.3 (total 29):

  13925  IKEA Home Planner 2010 2D and 3D graphical views show only garbage
  18234  Lotus Approach (MDI app): double clicking minimized MDI child windows (icons) results in "About Wine" instead of maximize
  22974  "Shell folders" settings are reset after each wine update
  34622  Multiple games need DMO Wrapper Filter, 'qasf.dll' (Neocron, Age of empires III Steam, .NET XNA 3.x/4.x games using Media classes) (`winetricks qasf` is a workaround)
  37073  Trees not rendered correctly in Far Cry 2 when anti-aliasing enabled
  40649  apps (e.g. sysinternals' ADExplorer) that require ActiveDirectory connections/ADsOpenObject fail
  42038  Cannot scroll documents being compared in winmerge (Followup to bug 20695)
  42764  Proteus direct 3D render problem
  43465  Unit Test: ComboBox Dropdown does not work if Style is set and no scrollbar required
  43814  Multiple games require IMFSourceReader ReadSample Implementation (Danganronpa V3, Resident Evil 2 1-Shot Demo)
  47857  Logos Bible Software (.Net 4.7.2 app) crashes in win8/10 (because IsNormalizedString is just a stub)
  47884  msi:action systematically times out on Windows 2003
  47992  msi:action tests fail when running them twice
  48136  Wine can't be started, log notice: wineboot failed to start wineboot c00000e5
  48229  Regression on Automobilista. A lot of cars and tracks are not shown on Game menu
  48302  Warhammer Online doesn't render without d3dx9_34
  48386  Some CPU features are not reported for Intel CPU (Detroit: Become Human is affected)
  48387  User shared data area should have NumberOfPhysicalPages field filled in (used by Detroit: Become Human)
  48484  winecfg doesn't allow disabling Desktop Integration for Downloads
  48510  Lotus Organizer 97 crashes when selecting a Backup folder using 'Browse' button
  48549  Arma Cold War Assault: Cursor stuck at low fps since Wine 5.0-rc6
  48557  Multiple installers crash (Hot Wired, Croc installer) : Setup is unable to initialize  the language dialogbox: Error 106
  48569  Infinite drag & drop loop crashes WinSCP
  48577  DISPLAYCONFIG_VIDEO_OUTPUT_TECHNOLOGY and other enums are the wrong size
  48594  AnyDesk crashes directly on startup (low WORD of instance handle must be ignored when looking up window classes)
  48646  QQMusicAgent crashes when started after installation
  48648  Gothic II Night of the Raven:unhandled exception in Wine 5.2
  48657  GdipGetNearestColor crash in Subtitle Edit
  48669  iphlpapi.NotifyUnicastIpAddressChange() should call the callback initially if requested (required for Far Cry 5 online mode)

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