Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Wine development release 8.1 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 8.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Windows version set to Windows 10 for new prefixes.
  • Many code cleanups that were deferred during code freeze.
  • 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 8.1 (total 27):

 - #43235  Dungeons & Dragons Online crashes on FreeBSD
 - #44650  Multiple Blizzard games need dxgi and d3d11 dlls mapped without hole between two LOAD segments (Diablo III v2. 6. 1. 49286+, World of Warcraft, Overwatch)
 - #47508  FL Studio: Pressing backspace while editing the name of something closes edit name window prematurely
 - #49202  Never exited critical section in freetype.c
 - #49443  Anno 1800: Super slow & bad performance
 - #49615  Device read errors logged in dmesg when running wine commands with empty CD/DVD drive, since 5.5
 - #51040  msi:package fails on Windows 10 if privileges not high enough
 - #51313  gdi32:driver sometimes fails with a STATUS_GRAPHICS_PRESENT_OCCLUDED error
 - #51784  The dinput8:hid output is too big in Wine
 - #52354  winemac.drv not functional on non metal GPUs
 - #52462  Wine don't recognize Ipega PG-9025 LT, RT and right analog stick is miss-mapped to RT and LT
 - #52878  Free PC Audit fails to show info in 'Brief' tab (needs GetBinaryValue method of the StdRegProv class)
 - #52936  winhttp:url assumes 0xfb00 cannot be converted to the ANSI codepage, fails with UTF-8 codepage
 - #53142  ieframe:webbrowser - test_ClientSite() has a rare failure on Windows 10 1809+
 - #53274  adsldp:ldap - test_ParseDisplayName() sometimes fails to connect to the server
 - #53386  cmd.exe: FOR /F USEBACKQ doesn't handle UTF-16 output of commands.
 - #53594  GOG Galaxy crashes in GetExtendedTcpTable()
 - #53666  Logitech X-56 Stick crashes the joystick subsystem if connected
 - #54030  Snagit needs Win32_Volume class ( 'select deviceid from win32_volume where driveletter =C:')
 - #54215  ListView doesn't refresh when changing between List and Details styles.
 - #54289  RtlCopyContext buffer overflow
 - #54328  nsi:nsi - test_tcp_tables() sometimes crashes in Wine
 - #54337  AviUtl shows Japanese text as garbage after conversion in ExEdit edit box
 - #54353  crypt32:cert - testVerifyRevocation() gets unexpected success in Wine on second run
 - #54357  Spurious fixme message when calling ScrollWindow()
 - #54364  RtlGenRandom fails on systems with more than 128 cores
 - #54376  ws2_32:sock - test_reuseaddr() overflows a sockaddr variable by reading an AF_INET6 peer name into it

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