Friday, May 12, 2023

Wine development release 8.8 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 8.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards full PE support in the PostScript driver.
  • Initial support for loading ARM64EC modules.
  • More work on IME restructuration.
  • 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 8.8 (total 18):

 - #33945  Wine build warnings with gcc
 - #35254  Freemake Video Converter 4.1 installer complains about running Freemake processes (builtin 'findstr' stub app always returns "match")
 - #48596  Multiple applications need tasklist.exe to support printing process list in CSV format '/fo CSV /nh' (Net64+ Client 2.x, Playstation Now 11.x, MathType)
 - #49964  32-bit dxdiag doesn't support '/64bit' command line switch (launch 64-bit dxdiag)
 - #50576  ACAT Phrase, part of Intel Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit (ACAT) v1.00.0 (.NET 4.5 app) crashes on unimplemented function 'uiautomationcore.dll.UiaNodeFromFocus'
 - #51107  rise of nation extended: cannot do multiplayer when having more than one network interface
 - #52269  Captvty can't find its own tools/cefsharp folder
 - #53073  mfplat: unimplemented function while loading Devil May Cry 1
 - #53826  Attempting to install / update fails with Qt error
 - #54250  winedbg loads wrong debug symbols for builtin dlls
 - #54367  Wow64 wineboot fails to generate 32Bit slice of wineprefix
 - #54596  Wavelab 6.1 has problems minimising window
 - #54733  Notepad3 crashes on unimplemented function SHLWAPI.dll.StrFormatByteSizeEx
 - #54760  imm32:imm32 - test_ImmActivateLayout() fails on Windows
 - #54864  imm32:imm32 - test_ImmSetOpenStatus() fails on Windows in the Korean locale
 - #54879  RtlValidSecurityDescriptor should return TRUE if the given descriptor is valid.
 - #54904  RtlInitializeSid should return NTSTATUS
 - #54918  compiling nvcuda fails with threadpoolapiset.h:36:55: error: expected declaration specifiers before ‘__WINE_DEALLOC’

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