Friday, October 22, 2021

Wine development release 6.20 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 6.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • MSXml, XAudio, DInput and a few other modules converted to PE.
  • A few system libraries are bundled with the source to support PE builds.
  • HID joystick is now the only supported joystick backend in DirectInput.
  • Better support for MSVCRT builds in Winelib.
  • 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 6.20 (total 29):

  30600  Emergency 3 crashes on start
  34297  Allow reconnecting to disconnected joysticks
  36796  Mozilla Firefox 13.0 crashes on startup if run in Windows Vista+ mode (D3D10CreateEffectFromMemory needs more complete Direct3D 10 DXBC parser)
  38696  Messy screen in DxTex.exe
  41080  Need For Speed Most Wanted 2005 not working after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04
  41317  WOLF RPG Editor: Gamepad axis value not recalculated after deadzone change results in ghost input events
  41700  "Install Now" and "Customize installation" buttons are invisible in Python 3.5.2 installer
  42137  DirectInput needs to join both Xbox shoulder triggers into a single axis (aka half-axis problem)
  42434  Gamepad listed twice
  42695  Path of Exile fails to start when launching with dx11 enabled with message "Failed to create WIC factory" (CoCreateInstance() called in uninitialized apartment)
  47387  Victor Vran has no sound
  49296  ZWCAD 2020: the program doesn't start (using mono)
  49887  "EA Desktop" installer fails.
  50758  Vbscript does not handle recursive calls
  51105  Diablo 2: Resurrected (D2R) stays black
  51385  DTS Encoder Suite won't start in Wine 6.0.1
  51564  Can't run 16bit programs when built without mingw
  51574  swscanf_s with %zu fails for valid value
  51583  Tetris crashes due to "visual styles"
  51707  Rise of the Tomb Raider stops the process before entering the main menu
  51749  Wine 6.17 fails to build under Slackware64 Current with multilib
  51797  Input lag with controller in Wine 6.18
  51802  Theming on 16-bit application breaks their UI
  51846  Standard library call fopen(..., "wx") not recognized - causes destruction of data
  51863  QuantumClient.exe from Raymarine SDK needs dhcpcsvc6.dll
  51871  PSScript fails with 0x80041002 (WBEM_E_NOT_FOUND) ( system property L"__Derivation" not implemented)
  51892  Program DSP-408.exe returns Assertion Failed error in afxwin1.ini line 418
  51894  ucrtbase:misc fails on some Windows 10 1607 and 1709
  51902  Project CARS 2 keyboard keys aren't responsive

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