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Sunday, December 26, 2021

Wine development release 7.0-rc3 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.0-rc3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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 7.0-rc3 (total 22):

  39699  EDT for Windows installer crashes inside wine`s hhctrl.ocx
  41098  Descent 3 (GOG version) has problem when running with OpenGL renderer (Nvidia proprietary drivers)
  47875  kernel32:file: FindFirstFile("foo\nul\bar") succeeds on AMD graphics!
  48032  Origin often fails to install games (regression)
  48776  GoToMeeting Opener crashes
  49338  Black screen when playing videos in Lylian demo
  49397  DX11 Sample "Texturing and Lighting" fails with error "Failed to load texture"
  50159  Lylian demo plays: we can hear sounds but no video.
  50668  Submarine Titans crashes when the opening video should be played
  51159  test_NLSVersion() fails on Windows 10 >= 2004 in kernel32:locale
  51598  cmd.exe crashes on "if exist" without arguments
  51862  Error compiling function init_cpu_info() in dlls/ntdll/unix/system.c with GCC 4.8.4
  52073  The builtin libxml2/libxslt libraries break msxml3:domdoc in wow64 mode
  52180  Significant performance regression in The Sims 2
  52198  MotoGP 2 launcher 'Configure controller' menu doesn't open
  52200  Yamizome Liberator (demo): In-game video isn't played.
  52202  Notation Player 4 has no sound while playing MIDI file when using winecoreaudio.drv
  52214  Elite Dangerous game can't recognize network when using WLAN adapter, but launcher works
  52222  WINEDLLOVERRIDES="DINPUT8.dll=n,b" no longer works since 4f1095a, worked in V6.23.
  52224  inetmib1:main test times out in linux
  52225  Several games suffer from audio crackling due to underflows in winepulse.drv
  52260  Gothic 3: flickering, low-res textures with built-in msvcrt.dll

Friday, December 17, 2021

Wine development release 7.0-rc2 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.0-rc2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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 7.0-rc2 (total 34):

  29934  Weird Worlds: Launcher no longer launches the game
  37255  Proteus 8 Access violation in module 'VGDVC.DLL'
  48631  Multiple games display text as squares (Death to Spies: Moment of Truth, Shadow Warrior, Resident Evil 4 HD)
  50526  ConEmu wineconsole Ctrl+m has different behavior
  50714  YooSee CMS client 10.0.0.53 crashes after login since Wine 5.12 (ntdll built as PE)
  50906  Her Story: crashes when seeking in video
  51282  Samurai Shodown Reboot 2019: low gpu usage around 5-10% and low fps around 9-20fps
  51296  Multiple applications (Cogmind, Photoshop, ...) render mouse cursor as black square
  51380  The segment register tests fail in the wow32 ntdll:exception build
  51409  Trails to Azure crashes when reaching main menu after video playback
  51479  winedevice.exe crashes on prefix shutdown
  51500  ntdll:exception test_wow64_context() randomly fails on Windows
  51521  Installer of Tencent meeting crashes when using enter key in the license agreement screen.
  51539  "server: Get the process entry point from the exe image info" breaks running if exe is loaded at a non-default address
  51589  Buttons have no icons when using the Light Blue theme
  51745  Xbox Controller no longer recognised
  51766  ^C in gdb mode makes debugger quit
  51790  MSI is no longer able to detect correct architecture for a custom action DLL
  51910  Keyboard Input Partially Broken
  51930  Final Fantasy XIV audio broken in wine-6.20
  52008  Broken symlink to 'My Documents' causes app to crash
  52020  Multiple games crash after intros (Borderlands GOTY Enhanced, Dark Souls: Remastered, Steel Division: Normandy 44)
  52038  Sonic Adventure DX (2004) crashes after intro cutscene
  52041  DAVAR4 crashes when moving mouse over document window scrollbars
  52082  Ace Ventura (CD-ROM) crashes on start
  52112  Final Fantasy XIV failing to boot
  52140  configure fails to detect libldap 2.5+
  52161  ntdll:om fails when run without elevated privileges
  52165  mfplat:mfplat has failures in test_sample_allocator_d3d12() on Windows 10 1709
  52166  mfplat:mfplat has a failure in test_d3d12_surface_buffer() on Windows 10 1709
  52187  wine-mono's WPF tests hang (broken handling of IDWriteTextAnalysisSource callbacks in analyzer)
  52195  comctl32:propsheet fails in the Hebrew locale
  52206  Logos 9 Bible Software (.NET 4.7 app) external links don't open web browser
  52207  HICON leak in CopyImage causes TheBat! to crash after a while

Friday, December 10, 2021

World Wine News issue 409

This is the 409th issue of World Wine News. Its main goal is to inform you of what's going on around Wine. Wine is an open-source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix. Think of it as a Windows compatibility layer. Wine does not require Microsoft Windows, as it is a completely alternative implementation consisting of 100% Microsoft-free code. 

The full article is here

MacOS and Windows software bundles, save up to 90% off the normal retail price only at BundleHunt.
 

Wine development release 7.0-rc1 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 7.0. It marks the beginning of the yearly code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing and report any issue that you find, to help us make 7.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Reimplementation of the WinMM joystick driver.
  • All Unix libraries converted to the syscall-based interface.
  • 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 7.0-rc1 (total 32):

  39244  scrrun:filesystem BOM tests fail in the Korean and Chinese locales
  47865  comctl32:propsheet: Different button order for some RTL locales in Windows 1809?
  51049  Sea of Thieves crash when entering a lobby
  51220  version:info - In Wine the GetFileVersionInfoEx() checks fail in non-English locales
  51396  cl.exe 64bit fails with internal compiler error, needs support for separated code segments in vcruntime140_1
  51413  winegcc options with multiple '=' are not handled correctly
  51748  NIK Dfine2 crashes/hangs (worked before)
  51821  EVE Online Client Crashes Due to differences in how Wine and Windows handle LdrGetDllPath with dwFlags 0x8 and relative path
  51833  GetModuleFileNameW no longer works with large buffers
  51844  winedbg command line arguments are not quoted properly
  51886  YouTube Movie Maker crashes on unimplemented function gdiplus.dll.GdipSaveAddImage
  51913  dinput8:device fails on cw-gtx560 and cw-rx460
  51915  character just run to the left and everything
  51946  cMUD 3.34 installer crashes
  51987  Multiple GUI elements are not rendered when using a theme
  52003  Stack overflow inside xml2.xmlXPathInit function.
  52060  BCryptExportKey is not implemented for BCRYPT_RSAFULLPRIVATE_BLOB
  52076  Wrong icons placement when using a theme
  52080  Light Blue theme causes broken UI in multiple apps (OpenMPT, dgVoodoo Control Panel)
  52106  dxva2:dxva2 fails in test_progressive_device() on cw-rx460 (AMD)
  52109  DTS Encoder Suite crashes on start
  52116  World of Warships: garbled textures and GL_INVALID_OPERATION errors due to invalid PBO access
  52120  Everquest launcher crash with Wine 6.22
  52129  EnumCalendarInfo hangs indefinitely when iterating over optional calendars
  52132  DeviceCapabilities(DC_PAPERSIZE) returns wrong size
  52141  NetAPI detection in configure is broken
  52147  osu! fails to load some skin elements of certain skins
  52173  Kodi crashes on unimplemented function wsdapi.dll.WSDCreateDiscoveryProvider
  52176  Houkago Cinderella - Promotion Edition doesn't start up due to stack overflow.
  52184  Initial breakpoint absent when debugging under WinDbg/CDB (build 22000.1)
  52190  Glyph (access portal for Rift) crashes on start
  52191  Null pointer dereference in MPEG3_StreamConvert

Friday, December 3, 2021

World Wine News issue 408

This is the 408th issue of World Wine News. Its main goal is to inform you of what's going on around Wine. Wine is an open-source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix. Think of it as a Windows compatibility layer. Wine does not require Microsoft Windows, as it is a completely alternative implementation consisting of 100% Microsoft-free code. 

The full article is here

MacOS and Windows software bundles, save up to 90% off the normal retail price only at BundleHunt.
 

Wine development release 6.23 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 6.23 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mount manager and CoreAudio driver converted to PE.
  • Support for exception handling in Wow64 mode.
  • Optional support for using the distribution's PE libraries.
  • A number of UI improvements in WineDbg.
  • 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 6.23 (total 48):

  25193  ICC Dasher 1.5.4 doesn't render main UI correctly and appears to be non responsive
  32991  win32-arm applications need ntdll.dll.RtlUnwindEx implementation for exception handling/unwinding
  43456  Serif WebPlus X8 fails to install
  44427  Internet Chess Club (ICC) Dasher 1.5.8 crashes after online login
  46017  Layers of Fear areas are almost entirely black rendered
  47287  Accessible Event Watcher Tool 'accevent.exe' from Windows 10 SDK (10.0.17763.x) crashes on unimplemented function oleacc.dll.AccessibleObjectFromEvent
  47843  Rockstar Game Launcher is unable to download a game completely
  48119  The tests sometimes trigger "critical section is not acquired" errors
  48950  NVDA needs oleacc.AccessibleObjectFromPoint implementation for mouse tracking
  49181  msvcrt_test.exe: missing entry point _point_get_sbh_threshold on Windows RT 8.x devices
  49426  Sookasa calls unimplemented functions and ntoskrnl.exe.RtlGetElementGenericTable ntoskrnl.exe.RtlLookupElementGenericTable
  50540  Windows PowerShell Core 6.2 Preview 2 for ARM32 crashes on unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.RtlVirtualUnwind
  50985  ns_name_skip is glibc specific, causes failure to build on musl
  51183  Navicat V15.0.25 crashes when attempting to open database: "Unhandled exception: page fault...."
  51307  msvcp140:msvcp140 fails on msvcp140 >= 14.25
  51415  Windows PC Health Check requires msvcp_win.dll
  51490  dinput:device has a random failure in overlapped_format_tests() on Windows 8.1
  51557  GetSystemFirmwareTable fails to return SMBIOS on Apple Silicon Macs
  51624  TETRIS (16bit) shows wrong background for scoreboard
  51647  Gimp deadlocks when opening image or createing image from screenshot
  51716  gameux:gamestatistics fails on Windows 10 1809+
  51733  CreateProcess does not properly set the current directory of the new process.
  51832  Fork: "The selection contains a non-folder object" when selecting a folder
  51834  EMF DC emits invalid EMF when calling StretchDiBits with info->bmiHeader.biSizeImage = 0
  51873  Joy.cpl crashes on the FFB tab when the FFB device is selected in the drop down list
  51895  ucrtbase:misc fma(inf, 0, 0) 'succeeds' unexpectedly on some machines
  51959  Missing procedure GetDayLightFlag
  51971  postgresql-9.3 installer needs scrrun:folder_CreateTextFile implementation
  51986  Extremely small fonts when using a theme
  51989  pen-related tests (gdiplus:graphics and gdiplus:graphicspath) fail on latest Windows 10
  51993  Ashlar Vellum/DrawingBoard 1.00 redraws incorrectly tooltip bar
  51996  aarch64: NtGetContextThread/NtSetContextThread on another thread ignores FPU state due to buggy SIGUSR1 handler
  52023  VirtualFree returning error when it should not
  52025  Regression: Custom color configuration resets if custom theme is applied
  52028  Regression: Themed contents doesn't displays correctly in some themes
  52036  Match the pairs card game crashes on start
  52058  GTA 1997 autorun.exe does not work
  52061  dinput HID joystick sends unnecessary effect update reports.
  52067  ntdll MEM_DECOMMIT change breaks d3d10_1:d3d10_1, d3d8:device, d3d8:visual, d3d9:device, d3d9:visual, ddraw:ddraw1, ddraw:dsurface and dxgi:dxgi
  52068  hid:device times out randomly in test_get_input_report()
  52069  ntdll:virtual fails in test_NtAllocateVirtualMemory() on Windows 10 1709 and older
  52072  winmm:mci fails in wow64 Wine
  52075  dinput8:device, dinput8:dinput and dinput8:hid cannot run on Windows 7 anymore
  52077  Windows PC Health Check crashes on unimplemented function api-ms-win-core-featurestaging-l1-1-0.dll.SubscribeFeatureStateChangeNotification
  52093  Installing Insta360 pro stitcher breaks  wine completely ( e.g. winecfg gives:  malloc(): invalid size (unsorted) Aborted)
  52102  outSPOKEN 3.0 demo crashes on unimplemented function krnl386.exe16.GetLPErrMode
  52103  Crazy Stone crashes after splash screen
  52133  winhttp/wininet should not query mDNS for proxy auto-detection