Friday, September 25, 2020

Wine development release 5.18 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 5.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Vulkan shader compilation using the new vkd3d-shader library.
  • USER32 library converted to PE.
  • Console no longer requires the curses library.
  • Support for display modes with various orientations.
  • A number of syntax fixes in the WIDL compiler.
  • Non-recursive makefiles.
  • 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 5.18 (total 42):

  10603  IDirectSoundBufferImpl_SetFX needed for sound effects in several games
  18670  QIP Infium 2.0 build 9030 crashes on exit (needs a proper implementation of WSACleanup)
  21232  Multiple games and applications (Chromium-based browser engines, Blizzard games, League of Legends) crash due to hooking/anticheat validation (needs syscall thunks in ntdll.dll)
  22749  Hard link creation from a Finddupe-generated batch file fails ('fsutil.exe' needs to support 'hardlink create' command)
  35467  Multiple games crash on unimplemented function msvcirt.dll.??0fstream@@QAE@PBDHH@Z (Lock On: Modern Air Combat, TRON 2.0)
  36960  Avencast: Rise of the Mage fails to start (D3DXCreateTextureFromFileA failed)
  37254  wineconsole/curses.c fails to build on NetBSD 6.1.4
  37491  wineconsole requires/uses TERM environment variable
  37644  .NET console applications using System.Console.Clear() crash when directly started in terminal
  38964  widl: inconsistent null pointer checks in typelib writer
  39469  PreSonus Studio One 3 says it requires Windows 7 SP1 (d3d11 '{bb2c6faa-b5fb-4082-8e6b-388b8cfa90e1}', 'ID3D11DeviceContext1' not implemented)
  43107  The Witcher 3 fails to detect dx11 - registry dx11>opengl applied
  44422  Vectric Aspire 9 : it does not load 3d images
  45433  dark souls 3: cannot change resolution in fullscreen mode
  45573  League of Legends 8.12+ fails to start a game (anticheat engine, hooking of syscall return instructions)
  45797  NVIDIA GeForce Experience 3.x installer fails due to 'mshtml.OleObject_{Get,Set}Extent' stubs
  47251  add support for ConPTY API (pseudo console)
  47491  dinput event queue is overflowing and stalling the whole game/wineserver
  48396  'cmd.exe /c move file1 file2' doesn't respect non-interactive mode, causing prompt for overwrite if destination file exists
  48397  'cmd.exe /c move file1 file2' doesn't overwrite existing destination file in non-interactive mode
  48952  NVDA hangs on start
  49038  O.E.D.  v 4.0 (Oxford English Dictionary) No longer starts.
  49206  ITHVNR: hooked processes segfault
  49309  vbscript:run test fails in Japanese locale
  49335  Dolphin EasyReader for Windows 6.04 (TTS app) crashes after completing startup wizard (needs IMarkupServices::CreateMarkupPointer method implementation)
  49343  Neverwinter Online: Launcher crash on Startup
  49532  .NET 4.0 and higher fail to install via winetricks
  49591  Multiple GOG installers display the error message "Out of Global Vars range"
  49624  Protocol error: process 0020: recvmsg: Message too long on mac OS
  49643  Calling ClipCursor too frequently can cause stack overflow in foreground window thread.
  49647  wine 5.14 build fails in winegstreamer on Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 9
  49738  "warning: implicit declaration of function ‘strtoumax’" when compiling PuTTY with Winelib
  49765  SlingPlayer Desktop crashes on unimplemented function msvcrt._snprintf_c
  49770  Firestorm viewer crashes
  49774  macDriver no longer functions within macOS VM
  49806  WIDL doesn't tolerate attribute [hidden] within enums.
  49811  cmd /c "cd "directory"&&"somecommand.exe"" tries to cd to "directory"&&"somecommand.exe"
  49820  VBScript fails to parse decimal literals between -1 and 1 without 0 in front
  49834  45a63e5b3ce0e5d7fcc55ce57f315086b87f8ad7 breaks binary compatibility with 5.0 on passing main() argc
  49847  Logos Bible 8: wineserver always using 100% CPU core
  49850  No One Lives Forever crashes due to GetMotif stub in dmstyle
  49889  wineserver shows failed assertion on shutdown

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