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Friday, April 24, 2020

Wine development release 5.7 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 5.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Wine Mono engine updated to 5.0.0, with upstream WPF support.
  • More progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Beginnings of a USB device driver.
  • Support for building with Clang in MSVC mode.
  • Builtin modules no longer depend on libwine.
  • Support for configuring Windows version from the command line.
  • 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 5.7 (total 38):

  10600  Multiple applications using skinning have distorted/unusable GUI (ABC Amber LIT Converter 2.0, GSA Search Engine Ranker v7.25)
  18104  Multiple TTS applications using Microsoft SAPI runtime report 'Speech engine not installed' (CLSID_SpVoice '{96749377-3391-11D2-9EE3-00C04F797396}')(Final Draft, TactileView, Vocaboly 3.0)
  19239  Multiple applications crash with division by zero on edit control with zero line height (eBay Turbo Lister, Clarin TX control wrapper)
  27825  Super Street Fighter IV AE : Videos won't play
  29067  Skyrim crashes during game intro
  38776  ReadPlease 2003 (SAPI 4.0) won't load non-English Text to Speech Engine
  40502  Global objects constructors fail when invoking standard libs
  41559  (winecfg) Add ability to change windows version via command line
  42136  switching tab in sapi.cpl from Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1 crashes control
  43638  Multiple 4k demoscene OpenGL demos crash on startup with 'No active WGL context found' (Yermom, 'End of time' by Alcatraz and Altair)
  45111  Winamp - Milkdrop complains
  46633  Multiple applications need threadpool I/O (MariaDB mysqld, Mono's System.Threading.ThreadPoolBoundHandle)
  47061  Multiple E-Banking applications by KOBIL Systems GmbH crash on startup or report 'Security issue code: 0x03938745 (60000069)' (MigrosBank EBanking 8.2.x, Sparda Bank SecureApp 1.x)
  47365  jittering caused by mouse input in vkquake
  47944  Wine64 tries to change permissions in /private/tmp/ that fails on macOS 10.15 Catalina
  48052  kernel32:debugger - Wine randomly fails to get the thread context
  48389  Detroit: Become Human has poor performance (use of unaligned futexes for condition variables on Linux)
  48556  Nascar racers crash at start
  48731  Just Cause crashes while loading level with builtin d3dx9_26
  48740  ConEmu is constantly loosing focus
  48747  ConEmu flickers and scrolls randomly
  48803  FITietokanta crashes every time after ADD-button is pressed
  48807  Panzer Corps 2 needs vcruntime140_1.dll.__CxxFrameHandler4
  48817  Module_InitDLL fails if LDR_MODULE.Flags was modified
  48898  4k demoscene OpenGL demos crash on startup due to missing opengl32.dll 'wglGetDefaultProcAddress' stub (Crinkler's imports resolver requires named API exports matching native opengl32)
  48923  Heroes of Might and Magic IV crashes on start
  48932  Wine does not display any windows unless `xrandr --auto` has been run
  48937  Wine 5.6 ships broken 'winepath' that emits DOS-style instead of UNIX-style line endings, breaking scripts
  48941  IMalloc::DidAlloc() return value is inaccurate
  48956  winecfg fails to initialize kernelbase.dll
  48958  wineusb driver doesn't install in WINEPREFIX
  48960  NtQueryDirectoryFile incorrectly returns STATUS_NO_MORE_FILES when it encounters an ignored entry
  48961  Il-2 Sturmovik 1946 (GOG.com) fails to start
  48966  Previously created Wine prefix: "kernelbase.dll" failed to initialize, aborting
  48971  Multiple Blizzard Games not running anymore with a Game Initialization Failed: T error
  48973  eDrawings 2015 (.NET 4.0 app) crashes on startup (needs 'Win32_VideoController' WMI class 'AdapterCompatibility' property)
  48974  Multiple MSI-based installers show 'newBinaryXX' text instead of bitmap on button controls (missing support for 'msidbControlAttributesBitmap')
  48983  DeutschlandLAN Cloud PBX Desktop client v22.x is not able to connect with the internet


Monday, April 20, 2020

Wine maintenance release 4.0.4 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine maintenance release 4.0.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • 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 4.0.4 (total 65):

  11998  NEXON client installers using embedded IE browser control: buttons don't respond to click (Lunia Senki, Combat Arms, War Rock)
  12406  Microsoft Document Explorer 2008 crashes when using MS Help 2 URL from command line (ieframe's WebBrowser COM object doesn't support aggregation)
  16808  Password Safe crashes with page fault when renaming entries
  20465  Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway : Setup asks for DVD for every .cab file (SetupPromptForDiskA/W should only show a dialog if the file doesn't exist)
  22030  LegoLand: crashes at main menu without native directmusic
  24529  TSDoctor 1.0.58 fails to run
  25264  treeview wstr overrun in TVN_GETDISPINFOW (ExamXML crashes when opening an XML file)
  25728  UFO: Extraterrestrials Gold - crash at start caused by wine's built-in dsound/directmusic
  30506  GdipGraphicsClear() needs to overwrite pixels, not alpha blend (Text misrendered in Brain Workshop)
  34041  Skyrim (Steam) hangup on quit
  34666  In The Adventures Of Lomax some graphic elements flicker, disappear or are garbled
  36388  Problems with Russian localization in page setup dialog
  38300  using winegcc with stdin passes arguments in the wrong position to gcc
  38817  FXCM Trading Station II installer reports 'OLE error 80004001' when running as 'Windows Vista' or higher ('ITaskbarList3::ThumbBarSetImageList' is a stub)
  39692  64-bit dlls/msdaps/row_server_p.c generates build warnings (discarded "const" qualifier)
  40364  Broken geometry in Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb
  40740  Broken Sword: The Angel of Death demo needs IDirectSoundFXI3DL2Reverb interface
  40777  The Moment of Silence launcher unusable (displays only black)
  41639  Wine with freetype 2.7 causes font rendering issues
  41936  The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings - menus and subtitles rendered incorrectly (with built-in d3dx9)
  42046  VSDC Video Editor. Crashes in ole32 when opening.
  43368  HashMyFiles: Drag & Drop from native File Managers (Dolphin, Nautilus, ...) does not work
  43817  Multiple .NET applications (Chime, DxO Photolab 2 trial) crash, need  RegisterApplicationRecoveryCallback  to return S_OK
  44408  Tetris for Windows has wrong colors for the game pieces and the score box
  45031  HotS - taking screenshot causes client crash, needs d3dx11_42.dll.D3DX11SaveTextureToFileW
  45732  Far Cry 5 Cannot Steer Land Vehicles
  46279  Multiple applications need msvcr120.dll.?_Yield@_Context@details@Concurrency@@SAXXZ (Darkest Dungeon, Noita, Amazon Kindle for PC)
  46404  Shed installer - text overflow in browse-for-folder dialog
  46417  Abiword 2.6.8 comboboxes should have a white background color
  46421  ╬╝Torrent has squares in its update dialog
  46560  Smoke not rendering properly in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
  46578  IVMU Social Network Client (500 series) crashes when selecting menu / settings
  46972  Adobe DNG Converter 11.2+ runs into Call to unimplemented function api-ms-win-core-winrt-error-l1-1-0.dll.GetRestrictedErrorInfo
  46981  winetricks -q --verify dotnet461 crashes under win64
  46983  type command in cmd.exe with two files and stdout redirect, behavior is different
  47049  boolean type defined as 'unsigned char' rather than 'char'
  47075  32-bit LAVFilters 0.74.x installer fails to register 64-bit AX codec/filters in Wow64 environment (32-bit regsvr32.exe needs to support 64-bit dll registration and vice versa by re-exec with proper bitness)
  47101  Multiple 64-bit game and application crash reporting tools need x86_64 'ntdll.RtlCaptureStackBackTrace' implementation
  47427  Glide wrapper - Configuration buttons misbehaving
  47433  Accel World vs. Sword Art Online needs WTSRegisterSessionNotificationEx() to return true.
  47459  ListBox LB_SETSEL doesn't scroll to newly selected item
  47615  _putws outputs NULs, other wchar.h functions don't
  47693  ExHIBIT (Sample Project): Can't select menu item in the title screen
  47709  Zoom Edit&Share 5.0.0.0: installer crashes starting with wine-3.19
  47752  commit "winex11.drv: Wake up the display on user input." introduced severe performance issues with atomic modesetting kernel drivers
  47779  iCloud refuses to install: "Your computer is missing Media features."
  47790  putty.exe displays an error at startup when placed in a path with accented characters.
  47820  Magic: The Gathering Arena installer needs powershell.exe (cannot find it)
  47832  FindFirstFileExW believes every directory entry has been read if NtQueryDirectoryFile underfills buffer
  47833  FindFirstFileExW seems to be missing FILE_OPEN_FOR_BACKUP_INTENT flag to NtOpenFile
  47880  Need for Speed: Carbon - Autosculpt causes geometry corruption and GL_INVALID_OPERATION error
  47918  Blur: cars have no wheels when Wine is compiled with Ryzen optimisations
  47935  Nextiva: Logging in fails with "Client is unable to connect to the server."
  47956  IGMP source specific multicast does not create join requests for source
  47979  NtCreateFile incorrectly returns STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND when RootDirectory is populated
  47986  R-Studio (file recovery tool) wants ntoskrnl.exe.IoCreateUnprotectedSymbolicLink
  47991  motec i2 pro v1.0 data logger fails to start
  48016  Multiple applications need shcore.dll.GetScaleFactorForMonitor stub (Karafun player, Sync)
  48077  UPlay fails to start : "Error at hooking API NtProtectVirtualMemory" (UPlay's hooking engine can't handle ENDBR32 instruction inserted at non-hotpatch API entries due to distro build environments '-fcf-protection')
  48082  Visual C++ Express 2005 needs shell32.PathResolveW implementation (or fake success)
  48088  Wrong color mapping with client-side graphics on 256-color X server
  48242  IXMLDOMDocument_load() paths aren't URL-unescaped (Microsoft Document Explorer 2008 startup error)
  48314  Building wine on CentOS7 fails due to lack of libkrb5
  48358  Dell Latitude E6440 BIOS updater crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.KeSetImportanceDpc
  48549  Arma Cold War Assault: Cursor stuck at low fps since Wine 5.0-rc6

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Proton 5.0-6 has been released

  Proton 5.0-6 has been released

  • Fix DOOM Eternal DRM failures. This game requires the very latest video drivers.
  • Performance and graphical improvements for Resident Evil 2 in Direct3D 12 mode.
  • Fix Proton 5.0 regressions in Rock of Ages, Dead Space, and Elder Scrolls Online.
  • Fix Fallout 3, Panzer Corps hanging on launch.
  • Fix external web browser links in some games, including Football Manager 2020 and Age of Empires II: HD Edition.
  • Improve Rockstar Launcher appearance.
  • Ignore Wacom tablets that present as joysticks.
  • Fix DmC Devil May Cry crashing with rumble controllers.
  • Fix VR error when users have a custom XDG_CONFIG_HOME setting.

 

Link to source code

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Lutris 0.5.6 has been released

Lutris helps you install and play video games from all eras and from most gaming systems. By leveraging and combining existing emulators, engine re-implementations and compatibility layers, it gives you a central interface to launch all your games.

The client can connect with existing services like Humble Bundle, GOG and Steam to make your game libraries easily available. Game downloads and installations are automated and can be modified through user made scripts.

Download this version of Lutris from here.

Changelog :

  • Add some wine core processes to be excluded from monitor (Fixes Battle.net
    and Origin installation issues)
  • Convert play time from string to float in the database. Do not downgrade
    back to older versions or you'll experience issues.
  • Fix for the wine sandbox on non English systems
  • Allow Citra and MAME to be launched as standalone programs
  • Avoid a crash if ldconfig -p returns corrupt data
  • Allow custom messages to be displayed at the end of install scripts
  • Add option to provide alternate config file for PCSX2 games
  • Fix issue with usernames containing accented characters
  • Fix "Restrict to display" option on Wayland/Mutter
  • Fix blurry icons on KDE
  • Remove broken translation files (until internationalization is done properly)
  • Switch source of DXVK builds to Lutris' own (allows Lutris to delay broken
    DXVK releases and ship custom ones)
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Monday, April 13, 2020

WineTricks 20200412 has been released

Winetricks is an easy way to work around problems in Wine.

It has a menu of supported games/apps for which it can do all the workarounds automatically. It also allows the installation of missing DLLs and tweaking of various Wine settings.

This version can be downloaded here.

 



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Friday, April 10, 2020

Wine development release 5.6 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 5.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Still more Media Foundation work.
  • Improvements to Active Directory LDAP support.
  • A few more modules converted to PE.
  • Improvements to gdb proxy mode.
  • 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 5.6 (total 38):

  19420  Passmark 7.0 2d benchmark tests fails without native gdiplus
  21466  Multiple applications need NtQueryVolumeInformationFile 'FileFsVolumeInformation' class support (AVG Free 8.x/9.x Antivirus Edition, MSYS2)
  24784  Explorer++ displays disabled toolbar icons incorrectly
  27324  Cossacks II (DotEmu version) refuses to start from its install directory (path too long?)
  30810  Keygener Assistant 2.x: main window has incorrect size and contents are all black
  31207  Monogram GraphStudio v0.3.x crashes when using Graph->Insert Filter
  33290  Fullscreen games cause panning configurations to be generated on some NVidia proprietary drivers
  34014  Star Wars KOTOR II: The Sith Lords: Movies/cutscenes do not play with opengl on
  37029  Evernote 5.5.x - unable to capture webcam note
  37043  Keyboard input broken in Roblox Player
  37051  Roblox Studio embedded webpage does not load consistently or properly using built-in winhttp
  38856  LEGO Lord of the Rings crashes randomly
  41610  ChurchBoard: Trying to create a window(about 3 minutes). And the error takes off.
  41740  Diablo 3's mouse sprite stops moving, but the mouse is still working.
  42072  Dead Space (Steam) crashes on save with "divide by zero" error
  42479  MYOB Accounting v18.5.x crashes on startup
  43704  Contacam crashes
  47083  MySQL 8.0.x community installer (.NET 4.5.x app) fails to configure mysql, needs support for WS_AF_INET6 in 'iphlpapi.GetExtendedTcpTable'
  47109  WineVulkan ICD isn't registered in wineprefixes
  47362  Media Feature Pack for W10N requires rtworkq.dll
  47794  Rockstar Games Launcher installer button images do not display
  47825  Webex Meetings crashes
  48611  Cairo Shell v0.3.x (.NET 4.7 app) crashes due to missing 'HKCU\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\WinLogon\\Shell' registry sub-key
  48623  Error authenticating to LDAP controller
  48729  Binary Domain has misplaced text in configuration tool with builtin d3dx9_43
  48766  Late Shift doesn't work properly
  48778  Star Wars: The Old Republic crashes shortly after intro screen
  48788  null pointer in wined3d_palette_set_entries with Diablo GOG
  48798  RegCloseKey: Uninitialized read from get_language_sort
  48806  Panzer Corps 2 needs msvcp140.dll.?_XLgamma@std@@YANN@Z
  48816  The explorer doesn't support '/cd' option
  48832  Magic The Gathering Online: client does not start due to long file names since 2020-03-25 update
  48838  Wine fails to build wldap32 if LDAP is not installed
  48844  Magical Scramble Demo 1.20P shows white boxes instead of pictures.
  48846  msvcr90/tests/msvcr90.c: error: variadic functions must use the base AAPCS variant
  48888  error: redefinition of typedef ‘_onexit_t’ [/dlls/d3dcompiler_33]
  48897  Building fails with '/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ldl'
  48902  Warframe launcher fails to replace updated Launcher.exe the first time (works when Retry option pressed, as Launcher.exe deleted first time)