Friday, August 27, 2021

Wine development release 6.16 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 6.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial version of a HID-based joystick backend.
  • Improved high-DPI theming support.
  • More preparation work for the GDI syscall interface.
  • Better CodeView support in WineDump.
  • 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 6.16 (total 36):

  11146  RootsMagic 3.2.x crashes when using 'Publisher' feature
  22741  Enterprise Architect 6.5: crash when generating RTF document
  23382  NVIDIA Demo: Cascades crashes on unimplemented function d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CreateFontA
  25359  Internet Explorer 4 setup crashes
  27737  NVIDIA D3D SDK 10 Lightning Sample crashes on unimplemented function d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CreateSprite
  27738  Multiple NVIDIA D3D SDK 10 example applications crash on unimplemented function d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CreateFontW
  37310  MMS Buchfuehrung und Bilanz fails during online update
  37771  32bit Virtualbox 4.0.8 fails to start on Wow64 wine prefix
  38010  VPython 6.11: python2.7.9 crashes when importing visual
  38136  Clickr: missing letters
  38640  Cygwin/MSYS2 compiled Hello World program couldn't display output in pure Linux console
  38867  Homesite+ (v5.5): Using keyboard shortcut for indenting text wipes out text (but undo restores to correct result)
  38868  Homesite+ (v5.5): If caps-lock is on, exiting Extended Find dialog results in caps-lock state being toggled
  39139  Microsoft Return of Arcade Anniversary Edition setup spawns DelUS.bat which never closes and consumes 100% CPU
  39873  Sumatra PDF 3.1.1 - Wine crashes during reading PDF
  40862  Kingsoft Office 2012 displays a gray editor window with invisible text
  45200  Hitman (2016) doesn't launch in Direct3D 12 mode
  49542  vkGetInstanceProcAddr shouldn't return an address for missing functions
  50405  RTL_USER_PROCESS_PARAMETERS.EnvironmentSize field is not set in process parameters
  50412  Wrong check for needed access rights in QueryServiceConfig2
  51221  Dangerous Water crash when starting a Multiplayer game (requires IDirectPlay8Server_EnumServiceProviders implementation)
  51302  NASCAR '15 Victory Edition gets in infinite loop on launch
  51304  d3dcompiler_43:hlsl_d3d9 and d3dcompiler_47:hlsl_d3d9 fail on AMD GPUs (cw-rx460)
  51547  Comet Busters doesn't start (reports 'Could not load shapes. Probably not enough memory.')
  51550  Unable to run wine at all, could not load kernel32.dll.
  51553  Purple bitmap should be transparent in scrollbar theming
  51570  Tetris (16bit) has regressions in gdi32
  51590  services:service fails when the KDE taskbar is at the top
  51614  NtGdiSetLayout is missing call to release_dc_ptr(dc)
  51620  TemTem crashes before main menu
  51626  Star Citizen crashes on launch
  51632  Downloading Wine-Mono through appwiz hangs/fails
  51635  wine fails to build with glibc 2.34
  51642  EverQuest fails to log in
  51668  mscoree tests fail, .NET executables usually fail to run
  51671  Random Dungeon: Can't show load screen.

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