Tuesday, December 4, 2018

WineTricks 20181203 has been released

Winetricks is an easy way to work around problems in Wine.

It has a menu of supported games/apps for which it can do all the workarounds automatically. It also allows the installation of missing DLLs and tweaking of various Wine settings.

This version can be downloaded here.


Putty for Mac
Putty for Mac

Friday, November 30, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.4 is now available for Linux macOS and FreeBSD

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.4 is now available for Linux macOS and FreeBSD

What's new in this release:
  • Added a lot of icons in Shell32
  • 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 3.0.4 (total 47):

  20961  RegEditX 2.x/3.x reports 'Internal error: could not find RegEdit window' on startup (Wine's builtin 'regedit.exe' needs to provide 'RegEdit_RegEdit' window class name)
  22255  Total Commander: Deleting the 1st or 2nd character in an edit box deletes all of them
  22333  Total Commander: Application freezes when the current directory field is editable, and you right-click a regular file and click Properties
  30185  SuperPower 2 demo crashes on launch
  30487  Add icons for 'My Network Places', 'My favorites'
  36884  Drakensang: The Dark Eye demo crashes on startup (needs d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXCreateTeapot implementation)
  37275  Chess Position Trainer 5 (.NET 4.0 app) wants gdiplus.GdipCreateAdjustableArrowCap implementation
  37834  RtlSetCurrentDirectory_U prepends "UNC\" for network paths; the resulting path is invalid
  39906  ODB++ Viewer fails to install due to improper bat file handling (quoting or delimiting problem)
  40598  Warframe 'launcher.exe' reports 'update failed' ('InternetCrackUrlW' must resize buffer when URL canonicalization fails due to insufficient buffer)
  41652  Uplay cannot connect/login to Server
  42470  Frequent critical section timeouts in winetricks dotnet46
  42577  Far manager: needs virtdisk.dll.GetStorageDependencyInformation
  42710  Wechat can not send file to friend
  42870  CurrentBuild registry value is missing
  43036  SetNamedPipeHandleState returns ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED when setting PIPE_NOWAIT
  43125  Device reports coming in too fast
  43488  Bluestacks crashes in ITextService::TxGetVScroll()
  44369  cmd's %0 path variables (e.g. %~dp0) wrong inside subroutine call
  44489  Zwei: The Arges Adventure can't detect installed Indeo 5 codec
  44490  Zwei: The Arges Adventure videos play distorted (Indeo 5 encoded)
  44981  Xenserver console and Vmware management console (client) v5.5 installer fails on 'hcmon' driver service ('EventLog\\System' needs 'Sources' registry key present for WinVer < Windows 7)
  45167  Acronis Disk Director 12 installer fails: action L"_USRCUSTACT_MsiFltSrvInstall_fltsrv_component" returned 1603 (setupapi lasterror leakage)
  45199  Many applications and games fail to start/crash after compiling wine with gcc 8.1.0 and -O2 (GOT/PIC register load code now emitted at function entry, missing hotpatch signatures)
  45372  Resident Evil 7 requires mfplat.dll.MFCreateMFByteStreamOnStream to be implemented
  45478  World of Warcraft: graphical artifacts since 8.0 (BfA)
  45495  Toontown Corporate Clash: fails to launch
  45521  64-bit Sentinel HASP hardlock.sys kernel driver crashes due ntoskrnl emulate_instruction not handling 'cli' and 'sti'
  45529  Custom color scheme applied but wine not respecting current text color of scheme on window columns and statusbar.
  45530  No$Gba crashes with pulseaudio assertion in waveOutOpen
  45535  Rekordbox 5.3.0 terminates with the message "Unexpected application error" (dwrite:dwritetextlayout_Draw out-of-bounds access on empty clustermetrics after failure to resolve layout fonts)
  45552  Kolab E14 Client installation fails
  45602  Wargaming Game Center needs msvcp140.dll._Set_last_write_time
  45603  Total War:Arena needs POWRPROF.dll.PowerEnumerate
  45617  Just Dance 2017: Unimplemented function mfplat.dll.MFCreateSample
  45622  Overwatch crashes when trying to save highlights (needs mfplat.MFTRegisterLocal implementation)
  45644  chromium 64-bit sandbox >=win10 needs UpdateProcThreadAttribute to handle  PROC_THREAD_ATTRIBUTE_CHILD_PROCESS_POLICY
  45715  Just Dance 2017: Unimplemented function mfplat.dll.MFCreateMemoryBuffer
  45722  cmd for loop doesn't work with tokens and delims
  45729  cmd's REM evaluates |
  45731  cmd for loops sensitive to whitespace
  45770  WMP9 crashes with unimplemented function pidgen.dll.PIDGenSimpW
  45784  Bethesda Launcher Updater crashes on unimplemented function msvcp110.xtime_get
  45785  Bethesda Launcher Updater crashes on unimplemented function msvcp110._Xtime_diff_to_millis2
  45786  GTA downgrader (.NET program latest.exe) crashes: "Can't find matching timezone information" ("America/Sao_Paulo")
  45821  Metasploit Console won't start due to missing registry value HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\DataBasePath
  46106  Stable: ARM64 build broken with gcc

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

The WineHQ Wine development release 3.21 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The WineHQ Wine development release 3.21 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

What's new in this release:
  • Typelib marshaller rewrite using NDR functions.
  • Graphics support on recent Android versions.
  • Support for memory font resources in DirectWrite.
  • Joystick support 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 3.21 (total 62):

  14078  Rewrite typelib marshaller on top of NDR functions
  17708  Splinter cell double agent doesn't render correctly
  18759  RoughDraft 3's Word Count feature always says zero
  19016  Word Automation from .NET does not work
  20776  3DMark Vantage: your graphics card doesn't support DirectX 10 (needs support for 'D3D10_QUERY_SO_STATISTICS')
  25066  NFS Porsche: The game crashes on creation of pic16.fsh file
  26768  oleaut32 needs stubless proxies implemented on x86-64
  29700  C&C Tiberian Sun and Red Alert 2 game graphics rendering freezes when NOT moving the mouse.
  30511  Guild Wars 2 launcher crashes with "assertion m_ioCount failed"
  30522  Jupiter shows too small, unreadable fonts
  30801  need for speed underground 2 [full version] unusable because of incorrect graphics render
  33463  Alan Wake : No sound in cinematics
  33502  SnagIt writes incomplete HKLM\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\Print\\Printers entry, causing loader failures for apps that depend on winspool.drv
  34967  Microsoft .NET 2.0 (sp1) Framework (x64): hangs after install
  35663  SWAT 3: Screen Flickering
  35675  Bad textures in World of Tanks
  36763  Rogue Squadron 3D 1.3: Crashes with game resolutions above 640x480
  37850  fallout 2: problem with handling file permissions ?
  37959  Guild Wars 2 freezes on startup
  38124  Can't enable visual style in a DLL.
  38394  Eador: Genesis crashes on exit (only in fullscreen mode)
  39023  Final Fantasy XI Using a Bluetooth PS3 Controller crashes the game.
  39253  Multiple games require DXTn volume textures (From Dust, Halo Online)
  39799  Visilogic 8.0 needs 'ITypeInfo_fnInvoke' support for coclass objects (TKIND_COCLASS) in arguments
  39944  Stars! battle dialog lags
  40160  cant install mobogenie
  40206  Revit Architecture fails to install: throws Messagebox "Function failed" and aborts
  40224  Web Skype plugin for Firefox needs advapi32.CreatePrivateObjectSecurityEx implementation
  40264  Iris Online cannot connect to login server (SO_SNDBUF with value 0 is not allowed in OSX)
  40803  Hard Reset Redux fails to launch ("DirectX 10 device not found!")(DXGI_ADAPTER_DESC1 'DedicatedSystemMemory' or 'SharedSystemMemory' member must be non-null)
  42058  rFactor2 requires unimplemented function ?get@?$time_get@DV?$istreambuf_iterator@DU?$char_traits.........
  42447  Oblivion crashes on exit
  43630  Altium Designer Installer - Richedit control shows rtf code instead of text
  43683  Unigine Superposition Benchmark: missing text in launcher
  43731  GTAIV hangs when clicking Options if its resolution differs from virtual desktop resolution
  43865  LeagueOfLegends now doesn't work in Wine 2.18 (regression ?)
  44109  Simple free HAM program Opera crashes, needs unimplemented function pdh.dll.PdhVbAddCounter
  44245  Gray / black screen on Android 8+
  44409  png with indexed colors and alpha miss the alpha channel on loading
  44828  Sony Xperia Companion crashes on unimplemented function SHELL32.dll.Shell_NotifyIconGetRect
  45407  MechCommander Gold: 'Could not Initialize .PDB file' at startup
  45913  tchar.h: using the macro _sntprintf leads to an undefined reference to snwprintf; macro should resolve to _snwprintf
  45948  Can't log in to Steam (Steam crashes after the login screen)
  45949  Regression: Crash on start of Söldner Secret Wars since 3.10
  45961  KeyShot 5.3.6 crashes on unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.GetMaximumProcessorCount
  45992  Some Unity games expect XInputSetState to succeed or ignore gamepad input
  46050  Korean Translations for winecfg are broken
  46068  Star Wars The Old Republic - slower on 3.18 & 3.19
  46089  TopoEdit tool from Windows 10 SDK (10.0.17763.x) crashes in ntdll.LdrResolveDelayLoadedAPI during resolver failure (NULL dll failure hook)
  46092  Multiple ARM64 apps want 'kernel32.GetSystemInfo' support for 'PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_ARM64' ('Unknown processor architecture c')
  46101  Multiple ARM64 apps from Windows 10 SDK (10.0.17763.x) crash on unimplemented function api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-2-1.dll.GetModuleHandleW
  46120  Uplay hangs while filling in fields
  46126  Provide more exception context information in ARM64 implementation of raise_exception()
  46129  'sqlwriter.exe' from Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 crashes on unimplemented function VSSAPI.DLL.??0CVssWriter@@QEAA@XZ
  46130  Star Citizen (RSI launcher) installer needs kernel32.dll.SetFileInformationByHandle 'FileIoPriorityHintInfo' info class semi-stub
  46135  Microsoft ODBC tool 'odbcconf.exe' (part of MDAC 2.x install) crashes during configuration (some 'advapi32.dll' API entries are not hotpatchable due to PIC/GOT code at entry)
  46143  Multiple Windows 10 ARM64 apps crash due to unimplemented function ntdll.dll.RtlAddFunctionTable (and friends)
  46144  Windows PowerShell Core 6.1 for ARM64 crashes on unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.RtlPcToFileHeader
  46156  Multiple applications from Windows 7-10 crash on unimplemented function slc.dll.SLOpen
  46157  Doxie 2.10.3 crashes on unimplemented function msvcr120.dll._vscprintf_l
  46159  Doxie 2.10.3 hangs on startup
  46175  Crysis Warhead crashes at launch

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Thursday, November 22, 2018