Friday, September 24, 2021

Wine development release 6.18 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 6.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Shell32 and WineBus libraries converted to PE.
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode version 14.
  • Mono engine updated to version 6.4.0, with COM improvements.
  • More work towards Dwarf 3/4 debug support.
  • HID joystick enabled by default.
  • 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 6.18 (total 19):

  34584  Thai2English doesn't work with Wine-Mono
  38011  ID Photo Maker 3.2 can't import jpegs for editing (needs avicap32.dll.capCreateCaptureWindowW implementation)
  43109  (EZ4_Client) Crashes on start (fixed on staging)
  48442  MPGUI crashes on start with Wine-Mono
  50089  Far Manager 2.0 crashes on start-up
  50244  Melodyne 5: activation via internet fails with 12152 error
  50272  Melodyne 5: activation via internet produces "Unknown Error"
  50498  Intel Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit (ACAT) v1.00.0 (.NET 4.5 app) setup crashes with unimplemented 'System.ServiceModel.Description.MetadataExporter.set_PolicyVersion' using Wine-Mono
  50623  Windows ISO Downloader 8.45 - Error messages and freeze with wine-mono
  51503  vbscript parser error in expression with # char
  51576  Click-N-Type 3.03 virtual keyboard installer sometimes has two task panes
  51596  Unhandled exception code c0000005 when running any 64-bit Winelib application
  51631  winhttp:winhttp and winhttp:notification fail because is out of commission
  51696  ntoskrnl.exe:ntoskrnl outputs too much traces (and broke the Wine tests entirely)
  51723  Timespinner controller triggers aren't properly recognized
  51729  Unable to find an entry point named 'UiaDisconnectProvider' in DLL 'UIAutomationCore.dll'
  51741  Nt*PowerRequest syscalls do not exist on real Windows
  51757  Network application crashes
  51787  Resident Evil 7 crashes on launch

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