Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The #WineHQ #Wine development release 1.9.2 is now available for #Linux and #Mac

The Wine development release 1.9.2 is now available.
What's new in this release:
  • GStreamer 1.0 support.
  • Support for SHA hashes in BCrypt.
  • Synthesizing bold glyphs also for bitmap fonts.
  • Underlines support in DirectWrite.
  • Still more Shader Model 4 instructions.
  • 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 1.9.2 (total 41):

   7938  Gyldendal dictionary needs ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYALLOCDATA
   8490  SHBrowseForFolder: BIF_NEWSTYLEDIALOG not implemented - title gets cropped in uTorrent
  11023  Lack of ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYDESTROYDESCRIPTOR causes Nota Bene to refuse to launch
  18932  Installshield installer text not being bolded (appinstall)
  20896  Use-after-free in DdeClientTransaction in user32 dde tests
  24658  Unimplemented function ole2.dll16.READCLASSSTM
  28113  winverbs doesn't work, needs ole2disp.dll16.SAFEARRAYALLOCDESCRIPTOR
  30557  winegstreamer broken with >=glib-2.32.0
  31496  Render-to-fbo with WINED3D_SWAP_EFFECT_FLIP continually spammed in console
  31836  Add support for GStreamer 1.0 API/ABI
  31913  EasyPal version August 6 2012 crashes on unimplemented function msvcp60.dll.??Dstd@@YA?AV?$complex@N@0@ABNABV10@@Z
  34185  Castlevania: Lords of Shadow demo doesn't work after intro movies
  35774  MSVC 2012 needs msvcp110.dll.?_Equivalent@sys@tr2@std@@YAHPBD0@Z
  36299  valgrind shows a few possible leaks in msxml3/tests/httpreq.c
  36303  valgrind shows several leaks in msxml3/tests/schema.c
  37536  Native MSVCP120.dll override requires implementation of msvcr120.dll._W_Gettnames (Desura client)
  37908  GLFont crashes saving a .glf file (needs msvcp70.dll.?open@?$basic_ofstream@DU?$char_traits@D@std@@@std@@QAEXPBDH@Z)
  38451  valgrind shows uninitialized variable in dlls/shlwapi/tests/ordinal.c
  38722  AVG installer wants ntdll.dll.RtlCreateUserProcess
  38781  Dungeon Keeper FX runs too quickly (differences in clock() function)
  39186  Steam client: links missing underline when DirectWrite method enabled
  39558  Unused variables xoffset, yoffset in SCROLL_TrackScrollBar
  39609  Dirt 3 requires WINED3DFMT_R8G8_UNORM
  39677  Zararadio crashes when it has to change from a playlist to another.
  39739  Cobra 11 - Burning Wheels demo: crashes when starting the tutorial
  39803  When closing a maximized microsoft word 2007 window, the program is closed but the desktop screen is not refreshed
  39805  GTAIV rendering is broken
  39818  J-Link 1.3.0 does not start at all, needs winspool.drv.EnumPrinterKeyW
  39820  Warhammer 40k: Kill Team needs BC1_UNORM
  39838  Wreckfest Server: Crashes at startup, unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.GetConsoleScreenBufferInfoEx & SetConsoleScreenBufferInfoEx
  39874  Alien Shooter crashes often with access violation
  39901  LeapPadExplorer needs rasapi32.dll.RasSetCustomAuthDataW
  39943  Worms Armageddon opens wine explorer instead of running
  39950  Cabal II can't be opened, needs msvcp100.dll.?lowest@?$numeric_limits@M@std@@SAMXZ
  39951  KeePassX 2.0 wants KERNEL32.dll.SetSearchPathMode
  39952  trackbar thumb always at zero on dialog load.
  39953  StarCraft II: 64bit client crashing regularly due to access violation (0xC0000005)
  39954  StarCraft II: 64bit client only runs with lowest shader settings
  39958  Regression in dmime caused by change in flag handling for DSBCAPS_CTRLPAN in dsound
  39974  Thumb slider doesn't respond to key events
  39984  EveOnline launcher crashes when started, needs msvcr120.dll._dpcomp

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The #WineHQ #Wine development release 1.9.1 is now available for #Linux and #Mac

The Wine development release 1.9.1 is now available.
What's new in this release:
  • A few more deferred fixes.
  • Support for debug registers on x86-64.
  • More Shader Model 4 instructions.
  • Support for the Mingw ARM toolchain.
  • 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 1.9.1 (total 38):

  10919  GetLargestConsoleWindowSize() should not return hard coded constants
  11372  Geoplan / Geospace popups cannot be accepted or dismissed
  22581  Internet Explorer 3.01 crashes on some web pages (unimplemented function ole2disp.dll16.VARIANTINIT)
  23298  Windows utility 'relog.exe' crashes on unimplemented function 'pdh.dll.PdhGetLogFileTypeW'
  23642  Before You Know It crashes
  24061  Drag & Drop doesn't redraw on Stars! 2.60b
  28082  OCCT Perestro├»ka needs hal.dll.READ_PORT_ULONG
  28696  ieframe/tests/intshcut.c: Uninitialised value in test_ReadAndWriteProperties
  28698  ieframe/tests/intshcut.ok: uninitialized value in PersistFile_Load, found during test_ReadAndWriteProperties
  30260  Office 2010 SP1 & SP2 installers report failure
  32088  KODAK Share button app wants SETUPAPI.dll.SetupDiSelectBestCompatDrv
  32692  Clones (game) crashes when starting a single-player game (without native d3dx9 libraries)
  33121  wineconsole: Ignores height/width window size specified in program's external configuration file
  33937  [EA Origin]Pictures don't display correctly with Wine set to win7
  34405  AkelPad 4.8.4 crashes in Options->Plugins menu
  36298  valgrind shows several leaks in msxml3/tests/domdoc.c
  36302  valgrind shows several leaks in msxml3/tests/saxreader.c
  37030  Visual Basic 6 - Listbox shows scrollbar when there isn't any
  38230  3D Ultra Pinball Thrillride: Intro movie fails to play; causes hang
  38736  Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) Backup/Restore Test Tool from Windows SDK 8.1 needs api-ms-win-security-lsalookup-l1-1-0.dll
  38737  'makeappx' tool from Windows SDK 8.1 crashes on unimplemented function ntdll.dll.RtlInitializeGenericTableAvl
  38738  VSS Agent from Windows SDK 8.1 needs api-ms-win-security-lsalookup-l1-1-1.dll
  39034  SuperTux 0.3.5a crashes on startup
  39035  The Forest: Game fallbacks to 64 MB VRAM
  39074  IXMLDOMDocument::cloneNode crash
  39195  msvcr120.dll.nextafter is needed by Sonkwo
  39295  Saints Row 2 crashes on unimplemented function x3daudio1_4.dll.X3DAudioInitialize
  39454  64-bit StarCraft II v3.0 client crashes immediately on startup (SetThreadContext on self with only DRx registers/CONTEXT_DEBUG_REGISTERS provided)
  39475  PhysX 9.15.0428 installer does not run ('advapi32.RegOpenCurrentUser' must return a real handle instead of 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER' for user root key)
  39486  Unused value in CFn_WMCommand (Coverity #1225886)
  39563  Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD crashes when starting a new game
  39579  iNode 3.6 client needs ndis.sys.NdisAllocateMemoryWithTag
  39660  some *-config scripts in are not crosscompiling friendly
  39750  Sonic Generations: Crash due to stack overflow
  39752  The elder scrolls IV: Oblivion issues
  39823  "fixme:nls:CompareStringEx semi-stub behavor for flag(s) 0x10000000" appears thousands of times in terminal when running the Lego Mindstorms EV3 software
  39861  Windows utility 'relog.exe' crashes on unimplemented function 'pdh.dll.PdhBindInputDataSourceW'
  39892  UFile crashes with runtime error when rendering certain pages

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Codeweavers CrossOver 15.0.1 has been released

I am delighted to announce that CodeWeavers has just released CrossOver 15.0.1 for both Mac OSX and Linux.  CrossOver 15.0.1 has important bug fixes for both Mac and Linux users.

Mac customers with active support entitlements will be upgraded to CrossOver 15.0.1 the next time they launch CrossOver Mac.  Linux users can download the latest version from

Change Log For CrossOver Mac and Linux :

 15.0.1 CrossOver - January 13, 2016
  • Mac OS X:
    • Fixes for various user interface bugs on OS X 10.8
  • General Improvements
    • The final, release version of Wine 1.8 has been merged into this release.
    • We now have better support for display of Chinese characters in situations where not all Chinese fonts are available.
    • Various non-English translations have been improved.
  • Application Support:
    • The backup feature in Quicken has been fixed.
    • Quicken versions 2004 and earlier are again able to open database files.
    • Fixed a bug which prevented StarCraft from running on OS X.
    • Fixed a bug which prevented South Park: Stick of Truth from running.
  • Linux:
    • CrossOver will install successfully on CentOS 6.7.
    • CrossOver will install successfully when D-Bus fails.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

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