Saturday, June 26, 2021

Proton 6.3-5 has been released

  • Many improvements to video rendering. Games known to be improved include:
    • Bloodstained
    • Deep Rock Galactic
    • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
    • Resident Evil 2 (2019)
    • Resident Evil 3 (2020)
    • Team Sonic Racing

  • Update DXVK to v1.9.
  • Improve GPU device selection.
  • Update vkd3d-proton to include the latest development work.
  • The following games are now playable:
    • Sid Meier's Civilization VI
    • Crypt Stalker
    • Dark Devotion
    • Dorfromantic
    • Far Cry
    • Hard Reset
    • Hogs of War
    • Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
    • Pro Cycling Manager 2020
    • Sang Froid - Tales of Werewolves
    • Secret of Mana
    • Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019
  • Improve controller support in Hades and many Unity titles.
  • Fix CyberPunk 2077, Darksburg, and other launchers hanging when external links are clicked.
  • Fix Conan Exiles and other Funcom launchers crashing.
  • Fix missing audio in Project Cars 3.
  • Better support for container-based builds outside of the build VM.

Link to source code

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Friday, June 18, 2021

Wine development release 6.11 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 6.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Theming support in all builtin programs.
  • All remaining CRT math functions imported from Musl.
  • MP3 support requires libmpg123 also on macOS.
  • Support for codepage 720 (Arabic).
  • 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 6.11 (total 33):

  24172  Microsoft SyncToy 2.1 doesn't start with Wine-Mono
  29184  Hogs of War: ground is missing somewhere
  30244  Might & Magic Clash of Heroes: fails to start
  36165  msvcrt/string tests fail under valgrind
  37149  python 3.1.1:  test_cmath failed
  37858  WHO Anthro (.NET app) installer fails, reporting 'FATAL UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: The specified table does not exist.'
  39142  Roblox Client/Server connection is dropped with error "This server has shut down."
  40505  PDF Eraser Shows False File Names in File Open dialog with wine-mono
  41048  Roller Coaster Rampage fails to start: 'Failed to init XACT' - {0aa000aa-f404-11d9-bd7a-0010dc4f8f81} xactengine2_0.dll
  41292  Nexton LC-ScriptEngine freezes, possibly bad dsound notifications
  41403  Ri-li 2.0.1 shows black screen instead of actual game content
  42215  Pendulumania: Black screen (needs to emulate 8bpp mode in winex11)
  42928  EmuMovies Sync 2.x fails login with Wine-Mono
  44511  Winecfg - Only partially shows new theme after clicking apply
  45202  Stories: The Path of Destinies - multicolored textures
  45940  Missing CLSID e018945b-aa86-4008-9bd4-6777a1e40c11 (CLSID_WICPngDecoder2 ?)
  46043  Notepad++ v7.5.9 x86 'MarkdownViewer++' v0.8.2 plugin (.NET 4.0 based) causes abnormal program termination with Wine-Mono 4.7.3
  47812  Cygwin's strace.exe crashes due to custom TLS corruption
  48891  Bash from Cygwin/msys2 terminates after first command
  49459  Memu installer fails: wine: Call from 0x7b00f0b7 to unimplemented function wuaueng.dll.DllRegisterServer, aborting
  49668  Two Worlds Epic Edition needs {cd0d66ec-8057-43f5-acbd-66dfb36fd78c}, xactengine2_7 to play audio
  50041  Amnesia: Rebirth crashes with builtin vcomp140
  50520  Multiple applications need WSAIoctl(SIO_BASE_HANDLE) (Rust applications using the Mio or Smol libraries, Starcraft Remastered)
  50592  ZynAddSubFX 3.0.3 Demo can't load/open/save presets
  50595  Foxit Reader 5.1 crashes on unimplemented function 'msdrm.dll.DRMRegisterContent' when exiting
  50615  Excel 2007 needs ICreateTypeInfo2::DeleteFuncDesc()
  51184  test_font_metrics() fails in gdi32:font for bitmap fonts on Windows 10 >= 1709
  51192  GnuTLS error: Error in the pull function/ Login to Teamspeak, Blizzard... not possible.
  51222  Multiple games have rendering issues caused by import of logf from musl (Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Just Cause 4, Wizard101)
  51224  Otvdm can't start any Win16 application
  51231  WeChat can't display QR code in login dialog.
  51262  Since 308a5e7 no 32bit program starts
  51273  Starcraft 2 64 bit .exe not starting since 25b093f384

Monday, June 7, 2021

Wine maintenance release 6.0.1 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine maintenance release 6.0.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Add support for wine64 on Apple M1
  • Translation updates
  • Documentation updates

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 6.0.1 (total 63):

   3591  py2exe needs partial imagehlp.BindImageEx implementation
  16676  RTG Bills 2.x (VB6 app) reports 'ADO error 1BD Object doesn't support this action' on startup (msado15 'connection_GetIDsOfNames' is a stub)
  21014  Dark Sector no Sound
  22635  Earth 2160 ( can't recognize serial number
  28786  Wine File Explorer tree does not expand when clicked on plus '+' signs
  30062  Deer Hunter demo: unable to start a new game (map view unusable)
  35637  Seagate Crystal Enterprise 8.0: 'inputfileserver.exe' service needs msvcirt.dll.??0fstream@@QAE@XZ
  43422  Shadow Warrior 2: Floors are not rendered
  44038  RPCS3 emulator crashes due to 'kernel32.SetFileInformationByHandle' lacking support of 'FileEndOfFileInfo' info class
  44629  Process Hacker can't enumerate handles [needs NtQuerySystemInformation(SystemExtendedHandleInformation)]
  45046  Skyrim SE: Shadow artifacts (missing handling of 'precise' shader modifier)
  45132  CommonObjects tool (.NET app) from Google sandbox-attacksurface-analysis-tools v1.1.x needs 'ntdll.NtQuerySystemInformation' to support 'SystemExtendedHandleInformation'
  46709  VarFormatCurrency doesn't handle an already formatted string.
  46962  Macromedia Director Player 4.x based games (16-bit NE) fail to run: "This program requires at least 4MB free memory to run." (The Rock)
  47507  Regression: can't return to full-screen Civilization IV BTS window after Alt+Tab-ing to desktop since wine 4.10
  48563  Runaway: A Twist of Fate renders its cursor incorrectly
  48618  Multiple applications show black client area on startup ( Game Center, Electron based apps)('--disable-gpu' command line parameter is a workaround)
  48870  Aldi (Buhl) Steuer 2019/2020 installer crashes
  49531  Multiple Qt5 applications spam the console continuously with 'fixme:netprofm:connection_GetAdapterId' ('INetworkConnection::GetAdapter' returns incorrect adapter GUID)(Futubull 10.x, Melodics V2, Topaz Video Enhance AI 1.x)
  50033  WMI class SystemRestore is missing
  50086  user32:monitor tests timeout
  50123  The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim SE has rendering glitches with vulkan renderer
  50150  ODBC applications fail to create DSNs due to 'odbccp32.SQLWriteDSNToIni' stub
  50256  Animate VST plugin activation doesn't work: wbem_services_ExecQuery gets no network adapters
  50357  Star Stable Online crashes with unimplemented function dcomp.dll.DCompositionCreateDevice2
  50376  Banished crashes when Antialiasing set to 3x MSAA with Vulkan renderer
  50377  Banished cast shadows are broken with Vulkan renderer
  50379  The Witcher 3 has broken rendering with Vulkan renderer
  50386  Sniper Elite V2 some objects aren't rendered with Vulkan renderer
  50387  Batman: Arkham Origins has broken dynamic shadows with Vulkan renderer
  50401  Multiple Adobe products crash on unimplemented function msvcp{100,110,120,140}.dll._Wcsxfrm (Audition CS6, Audition 2020)
  50407  Multiple Adobe CC products fail to start, reporting 'err:module:LdrInitializeThunk "CRClient.dll" failed to initialize' ('_Syserror_map' should return non-NULL string for unknown errors)
  50409  Adobe Audition 2020 crashes on startup (msvcrt strftime_impl uses __lc_time_data struct WCHAR members but only ANSI members have been initialized by _Gettnames)
  50424  std::mutex crashes on creation
  50441  Steel Series Engine 3 systray icon does not respond to mouse clicks
  50459  Studio One 5 crashes on unimplemented function dcomp.dll.DCompositionCreateDevice
  50485  Still Life 2 crashes when CSMT is disabled
  50486  The Sims 3 launcher hangs
  50508  ACAT Phrase, part of Intel Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit (ACAT) v1.00.0 (.NET 4.5 app) crashes on unimplemented function 'uiautomationcore.dll.UiaRegisterProviderCallback'
  50515  SofTalk 1.56 doesn't speak continuously after punctuation marks.
  50517  Apps with GUI can't work on Apple Silicon Mac
  50528  [Stasis 2]Broken rendering with Vulkan
  50562  WRC 5 crashes on launch with Vulkan renderer
  50563  The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has missing sunlight with Vulkan renderer
  50569  World of Tanks ground texture is black rendered
  50580  iTunes installer doesn't recognize WinVer 'Windows 10' setting (WMI 'Win32_OperatingSystem' class uses 'GetVersionEx' API to retrieve OS version info, a deprecated API in Windows 10)
  50581  Far Manager v3.0: cursor position is off by one
  50599  Game Protect Kit (GPK) 'SDGame32.sys' kernel driver crashes on unimplemented function 'ntoskrnl.exe.KdDisableDebugger' (Dragon Nest)
  50602  Far Manager redraws incorrectly after console window is resized
  50610  WMI 'Win32_OperatingSystem' OS caption property descriptions for Windows 8 and 8.1 are reversed
  50620  Multiple applications crash due to DHTMLEdit 'IOleObject::GetMiscStatus' stub (Atomic Mail Sender 4.25, RSSeditor 0.9.54, High Impact eMail 5)
  50632  Neverwinter: Broken graphics (texturing)
  50641  Wine cmd handles incorrectly if-for on a single line
  50642  Wine cmd handles incorrectly if-set when expanding variable with brackets
  50672  .toString() implementation VT_CY behaves as if .toLocaleString() was used
  50698  ::wcsrtombs does not NULL "const wchar_t ** _PSource" parameter in Wine.
  50701  Multiple 32-bit ARM Thumb-2 applications cause loader to output warnings during relocation processing (Miranda, Notepad2)
  50704  QueueUserAPC() Has Incorrect Error Set When Called On Terminating Thread
  50740  The Suffering (Midway Games) crashes due to missing wmvcore 'IWMSyncReader2', CLSID '{faed3d21-1b6b-4af7-8cb6-3e189bbc187b}'
  50744  continuous spamming of fixme:msctf:InputProcessorProfileMgr_GetActiveProfile in console
  50781  cl.exe fails to open program database
  50790  No display found when using winemac.drv in a VM
  50967  sc.exe doesn't understand the start command and other parameters

Friday, June 4, 2021

Wine development release 6.10 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 6.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated to version 6.2.0, with upstream updates.
  • Shell folders naming scheme follows recent Windows.
  • WinePulse library converted to PE.
  • More math functions from Musl in the 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 6.10 (total 25):

  15781  Multiple Office/MSAccess applications fail on startup due to 'ICreateTypeInfo2_fnDeleteImplType' stub (AllInOne-Office 4.x/5.11, Acclaim Cashbook)
  29903  Multiple games and applications fail to enumerate processes due to 'wtsapi32.WTSEnumerateProcessesW' stub (Visual Studio 2005, .NET 2.0 SDK DbgCLR, Akamai DL Manager, Dekaron)
  31310  TIE: Fighter: Collectors Edition (1998 Tie Fighter collectors series, remake of the original 1995 DOS version) crashes on startup
  34746  Dino Crisis Demo doesn't play video sequences even though Indeo codecs are installed
  36010  Changing font resolution on winecfg changes default main font to Tahoma
  41253  GZDoom Builder 2.3 (.NET 3.5 app) crashes with Wine-Mono when trying to open new project or existing map
  46320  Multiple applications and games need support for Windows Vista+ User Shell Folder layout, specifically 'Local AppData' (Amazon Kindle for PC)
  47180  Nocturne unhandled exception bug on startup
  47915  League of Legends 9.20: Crash after champ select
  48043  user32:dce has a pair of random failures
  48094  Simplify debugging test timeouts
  48507  osu! icons in the setting and music player are not being rendered
  49663  Performance regression in TrackMania Nations Forever
  49801  Freight Yard Manager 5.x crashes on start with wine-mono
  50147  Microsoft WebView2 "evergreen bootstrapper"/installer needs IStream::CopyTo()
  50224  Grand Theft Auto 4: Crashes when starting the game
  50366  Starcraft Remastered fails to create a local LAN game (needs undocumented socket "recv" ioctl 0x12014)
  50613  several Wine Mono tests fail to load a referenced assembly on x86_64
  50974  Multiple applications fail to open \Device\Afd\xxx with non-empty final element (Rust applications using the Mio or Smol libraries, Starcraft Remastered)
  50975  Multiple applications need an implementation of undocumented socket "poll" ioctl 0x12027 (Rust applications using the Mio or Smol libraries, Starcraft Remastered)
  50987  dinput8:device fails on the w10pro64_fr TestBot VM
  50988  New ProcessBasicInformation() failure in kernel32:process
  50989  ntdll:time: New intermittent QpcSystemTimeIncrement failure
  51188  test_user_shared_data() fails in ntdll:virtual
  51209  Regression: Wine-mono installers in the parent folder of build trees can not be found