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Friday, May 27, 2022

World Wine News issue 419

This is the 419th 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

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Friday, May 20, 2022

Wine development release 7.9 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Preliminary work towards PE conversion of macOS driver.
  • A number of fixes for test failures on Windows.
  • 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 7.9 (total 35):

  14841  ntdll:file tests are flaky
  19183  "make test" still fails on d3d9/tests/visual.c
  28220  kernel32/process.ok: test fails when redirected
  28508  user32:monitor tests fail occasionally
  34782  crypt32/chain tests crash with gcc-4.8.1 (win64)
  39346  Lego Rock Raiders crashes on startup (d3drm_device_init doesn't handle device version 3 case)
  45959  Editpad Lite 7 GUI not rendered correctly
  45960  Editpad Lite 7 displays empty boxes instead of text in some menus
  49285  PNotesPortable crashes inside WritePrivateProfileStructW
  50462  Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 crashes on startup (needs {4a2286e0-7bef-11ce-9bd9-0000e202599c} CLSID_CMpegAudioCodec)
  51104  mf:mf crashes on Windows + AMD/NVidia
  51283  d3d8:device breaks evr:evr on w7u-2qxl
  51297  d3d8:visual & d3d9:visual, test_sample_mask() fails on Nvidia (cw-gtx560)
  51298  d3d8:visual: lighting_test() fails on Windows 10 >= 2004
  51376  Wine causes PC to lock or crash wine when loading more than 1 VST addon into WaveLab 6
  51612  Stellaris launcher (Paradox) does not launch
  51680  nsi:nsi test_ip_neighbour() fails on unreachable link local entry
  51783  The ieframe:webbrowser output is too big in Wine
  51827  d3dx10_34:d3dx10 crashes on all versions of Windows
  52686  DateAdd not implemented
  52751  `winetricks nocrashdialog` no longer works properly with Wine 7.5(but works with 7.4)
  52761  mscoree:mscoree test fails without a display or console
  52821  Cxbx Reloaded needs unimplemented function msvcp140_atomic_wait.dll.__std_atomic_wait_direct
  52848  Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15: Typed characters not spaced correctly
  52874  win32u change prevents chromium from starting
  52892  The 64-bit ntdll:thread fails on w7pro64 and w864
  52908  mf:mf - The 64-bit test_wma_decoder() fails on 64-bit Debian 11 + Intel
  52914  mf:mf - The 64-bit test_h264_decoder() fails on 64-bit Debian 11 + Intel GPU
  52937  msvcr110:msvcr110 fails on Windows with the UTF-8 codepage
  52961  crypt32:str - test_CertGetNameString() fails on Windows 7
  52969  mshtml:script fails on up-to-date Windows 8.1 machines
  52970  kernelbase:process breaks lz32:lzexpand_main on Windows 1809+
  52975  VTFEdit fails to start: err:module:LdrInitializeThunk "MSVCP80.dll" failed to initialize, aborting
  53004  63ce060 causes a white border line in winecfg
  53015  winscp bookmark adding error


Friday, May 13, 2022

World Wine News issue 418

This is the 418th 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.
 

Friday, May 6, 2022

Wine development release 7.8 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • X11 and OSS drivers converted to PE.
  • WoW64 support in the sound drivers.
  • Number formatting using the new locale database.
  • 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 7.8 (total 37):

  18635  Adobe Lightroom 2.3: Menu bar is hidden
  43208  Assassin's Creed IV - Black Flag Hangs tightly
  43995  Uplay - Assassin's Creed 4 Black Flag won't start
  45388  user32:edit fails on Traditional Chinese and Korean locales
  48045  comdlg32:filedlg crashes or times out randomly
  48048  urlmon:protocol - The ftp test fails on Vista to Windows 8
  51181  d3d10core:d3d10core fails systematically on AMD GPUs
  51407  kernel32:time, msvcrt:time and shlwapi:ordinal fail in Wine because Hindi is Unicode-only
  51460  oleaut32:vartest has a todo because Wine uses an outdated currency symbol for Swiss Francs
  51619  advapi32:registry fails in Wine because French & German timezone name translations are too long
  52079  oleacc:main crashes randomly on Windows 10 1709+
  52149  user32:dialog fails in test_DialogBoxParam() on current Windows 10 21H1
  52362  Powershell Core 7 installer hangs forever on Chinese locale (LC_ALL=zh_CN.UTF-8)
  52554  Serbian locale mapping cause crash on multiple installshield wizards
  52559  kernel32:resource times out since 2021-12-29 at two win10 testbot systems.
  52684  Command and Conquer Generals (and C&C Zero Hour) have no ground textures
  52704  FreeHand 9 demo: invalid handle exception (0xc0000008) when attaching uxtheme.dll
  52743  cannot write to _fdopen'ed stdout when running in docker
  52771  Wine console creation breaks comctl32:button, dinput:keyboard, user32:dialog, user32:input, user32:monitor and user32:win
  52828  Incorrect instruments in MIDI playback over ALSA
  52845  Recent versions of chromium have broken sandbox again
  52847  GetACP() returns CP_UTF8 on some debian VM
  52856  kernel32:process fails when Wine has no Unix terminal
  52857  msvcp140:msvcp140 fails in Windows 8.1 on the cw-rx460 machine
  52858  kernel32:file fails in Windows 8.1 on the cw-rx460 machine
  52861  kernel32:locale fails on Windows 10 1709
  52864  windows.media.speech:speech has a refcount failure on all Windows 10 versions
  52865  windows.media.speech:speech has a Windows 10 1507-specific failure
  52866  vbscript:run fails in Wine in Arabic and Hebrew
  52867  Multiple applications crash because of ResolveLocaleName stub (dnSpy, dotnet-sdk-5.0.100-win-x64, Metatogger 7.2)
  52869  kernel32:locale - test_CompareStringA() fails on Windows with a UTF-8 code page
  52871  oleaut32:vartest has failures in Wine in the Arabic and Hebrew locales
  52887  Get-Computerinfo from NoPowershell crashes
  52904  kernel32:locale breaks oleaut32:varformat on Wine in the French locale
  52922  The Evil Within crashes before entering the main menu using Vulkan renderer
  52924  Guilty Gear XX #Reload: black screen since wine 5.0
  52953  GuiPy crashes on unimplemented function xmllite.dll.CreateXmlReaderInputWithEncodingCodePage