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Friday, July 29, 2022

Wine development release 7.14 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More progress on syscall interface for USER32.
  • Improved font fallbacks in DirectWrite.
  • Some fixes for socket shutdowns.
  • 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 7.14 (total 19):

  36711  Sid Meier's Civilization IV crashes while loading saved game (GOG.com complete, Colonization, Warlords, Beyond the Sword)('winetricks -q msxml3' is a workaround)
  39987  Multiple applications need 'shell32.SHOpenFolderAndSelectItems' implementation to open explorer window with specified items in particular folder selected (Firefox 42.0, Windows 95 Electron app)
  50624  Waves Central 12.0.5 fails to start: __call__ pywintypes.error: (1336, 'AddAccesAllowedAce', 'Invalid ACL.')
  51616  Unravel Two crashes on intro
  52594  Rust applications using the tokio library abort with "failed to park" error
  52673  Missing IShellItemImageFactory implementation for ShellItem.
  52773  wine prefix is not to ready to use after running wineboot
  52815  Adobe Digital Editions 2.0.1 hangs during install
  53058  Incorrect socket reconnect behavior for DGRAM sockets
  53105  Certain specific dialogue boxes are permanently fullscreen
  53106  Icons not rendering properly in the window titlebar
  53189  Cheat Engine crashes when opening a drop-down menu
  53289  Unimplemented richedit ITextDocument::Undo and ITextDocument::Redo causes extraneous undo entries
  53307  World of Tanks broken with wined3d's Vulkan renderer
  53310  Roblox Fails With HttpSendRequest
  53348  Can't input anything with CJK input method (fcitx).
  53349  Sigma Data Center fails to sync with Sigma Cloud
  53372  Total War Shogun 2 spews RtlLeaveCriticalSection() section is not acquired errors in 3D scenes.
  53411  Wrong font is used in NtUserDrawCaptionTemp()


Friday, July 22, 2022

World Wine News issue 422

This is the 422nd 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, July 15, 2022

Wine development release 7.13 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Gecko engine updated to version 2.47.3.
  • USB driver converted to PE.
  • Some theming improvements.
  • 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 7.13 (total 16):

  43167  Witcher 3 will not start
  47375  Multiple applications crash on unimplemented function msvcr120.dll.?_Schedule@_StructuredTaskCollection@details@Concurrency@@

QEAAXPEAV_UnrealizedChore@23@@Z (Photoshop C 2018, CLIP Studio Paint)
  51129  Function name conflict (ldap_connect) with OpenLDAP 2.5
  51462  SnowRunner crashes when changing settings
  51842  include/winnt.h:403:50: error: size of unnamed array is negative
  52391  Multiple games are missing sound effects since FAudio import (Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1, Skyrim Legendary Edition)
  53104  Wireshark can't start capturing packets
  53133  uiautomationcore:uiautomation - test_uia_prov_from_acc_properties() crashes on Windows 8
  53157   --without-mingw builds on Mac can't unwind exceptions
  53231  d2d1:d2d1 - test_shared_bitmap() crashes on the TestBot VMs
  53298  Check boxes don't scale properly in Qt application with light theme
  53309  Wizard101 launcher window takes over a minute to appear
  53335  Crash when converting an rich text editor already containing text into a password input
  53341  uxtheme:system depends on GetDpiForSystem() which is missing on Windows 10 1507 and earlier
  53343  The 64-bit itss:protocol fails in Wine
  53344  HPLOCONS (legacy TLS applications): GnuTLS priority string overrides are ignored in schan_create_session() (patch included)


Friday, July 1, 2022

Wine development release 7.12 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 7.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Theming support for Qt5 applications.
  • Bundled vkd3d upgraded to version 1.4.
  • Improved effect support in Direct2D.
  • QWORD support in registry tools.
  • 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 7.12 (total 13):

  49501  Star Citizen: No mic input audio (used for voip)
  49633  StarCitizen launcher crashes on start with a winmm error
  52475  Shogun Total War 2 crashes on start up. (Main Application.)
  52586  Approach (Smart Suite) crashes when trying to print to cups-pdf
  52729  Argentum 20 RPG Launcher has graphical glitches
  53049  Incorrect display of selected buttons in Light theme.
  53066  Wireshark shows black rectangle on various places if light theme is enabled
  53156  MetaTrader4 stopped working properly with wine 7.10
  53169  Rich edit control becomes unstable or trips assertion after ITextRange::SetFont is called
  53170  Rich edit control becomes unstable or trips assertion after changing TextFont properties
  53180  aria2 needs QueryContextAttributes(SECPKG_ATTR_CIPHER_INFO) to return a valid version
  53201  The 32-bit evr:evr crashes almost systematically on the TestBot's Wine VMs
  53235  The 32-bit mfplat:mfplat crashes on the TestBot debian11 VM