Friday, May 22, 2020

Wine development release 5.9 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 5.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Major progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Initial support for splitting dlls into PE and Unix parts.
  • Support for generating PDB files when building PE dlls.
  • Timestamp updates in the Kernel User Shared Data.
  • 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 5.9 (total 28):

  15489  Build should optionally produce .pdb file suitable for use with symbol server
  29168  Multiple games and applications need realtime updates to KSYSTEM_TIME members in KUSER_SHARED_DATA (Star Wars: The Old Republic game client, Blizzard games, GO 1.4+ runtime, Denuvo Anti-Tamper x64 #2)
  29806  Hype The Time Quest: DirectX Media (DXM) v6.0 runtime installer fails (advpack.ExecuteCab should extract the INF from CAB before running the install part)
  30814  Age of Empires II scrolling gets stuck after Alt-Tab away and back
  42125  4k/8k demos often fail with 'Bad EXE Format' or 'error c0000020' due to Crinkler executable file compressor's "optimized" usage of PE header fields (loader compatibility)
  43959  webservices/reader tests fail on arm
  43960  rpcrt4/cstub tests fail on arm
  43962  msvcrt/string tests fail on arm
  44860  4k/8k demos crash due to Crinkler executable file compressor expecting PEB address in %ebx on process entry
  48186  every wine process shows a definite leak in dlls/ntdll/env.c
  48289  Grand Theft Auto 5 crashes after loading (GTA5 expects Vista+ PEB_LDR_DATA structure fields)
  48441  mouse coordinates cannot exceed initial desktop size during startup of wineserver
  48471  Mismatching behavior of GetEnvironmentVariableW for empty / long values
  48490  Restored minimized windows have wrong height
  48775  Microsoft Teams 1.3.x crashes on unimplemented function IPHLPAPI.DLL.NotifyRouteChange2
  49105  Deus Ex GOTY fails to start with Direct3D renderer
  49115  Hitman (2016) and Hitman 2 (2018) fail to launch in DX11 mode
  49128  Good Company crash on launch
  49130  NVIDIA RTX Voice installer crashes on unimplemented function setupapi.dll.SetupDiGetActualSectionToInstallExW
  49131  wineboot fails to start
  49139  Regression: Wine crashes on startup on FreeBSD >= 5.7
  49140  Windows 10 SDK installer hangs on startup
  49142  Horizontal mouse scroll events (X11 buttons 6 and 7) should not be translated to back/forward events
  49146  Hearts of Iron IV needs api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll._o_sin
  49173  widl generates invalid code for Gecko's ISimpleDOM.idl
  49175  Duplicated checking canonicalized inside kernelbase/path.c
  49200  Steam hangs after login
  49203  Possible incorrect usage >= instead <= in shlview.c

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