Wednesday, December 21, 2022

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Sunday, December 11, 2022

Wine development release 8.0-rc1 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 8.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 8.0. It marks the beginning of the yearly code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing and report any issue that you find, to help us make the final 8.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Bundled vkd3d upgraded to version 1.6.
  • Vulkan and OpenGL thunking optimizations.
  • More support for print processors.
  • Improved joystick control panel.
  • Long types printf format conversion finished.
  • 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 8.0-rc1 (total 52):

 - #28290  shell32:shelllink - test_load_save() crashes randomly in Wine
 - #36681  ws2_32/tests/sock.c fails on gentoo without IPX support
 - #46649  Multiple applications need D3DXDisassembleShader() implementation (Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2, The Void)
 - #48105  kernel32:console fails on Japanese and Chinese Windows
 - #51234  user32:clipboard test_ClipboardOwner() has a race condition with clipboard managers
 - #51456  oleaut32:typelib: test_CreateTypeLib(SYS_WIN32) fails in 64-bit Wine
 - #51457  The 32-bit version:install fails in 64-bit wineprefixes (now todo)
 - #51780  The user32:msg output is too big in Wine
 - #52507  user32:win has some spurious GetScrollInfo failures
 - #52875  riched20:editor fails with the UTF-8 code page
 - #52877  user32:msg - test_dbcs_wm_char() fails in Wine in the Japanese and Chinese locales
 - #52909  rpcrt4:ndr_marshall crashes on the latest Windows 8.1, 21H1 and 21H2
 - #52910  mshtml:htmldoc fails on Windows with the UTF-8 codepage
 - #52965  kernel32:locale - test_GetLocaleInfoW() and test_invariant() fail on Windows in Hindi
 - #52980  conhost.exe:tty - test_tty_input() fails in most locales on Windows
 - #53183  shell32:shelllink - test_load_save() randomly fails to delete test.lnk in Wine
 - #53199  dinput:force_feedback - test_windows_gaming_input() sometimes has unexpected reference counts in Wine
 - #53207  user32:msg - test_button_messages() fails randomly in Windows and Wine
 - #53208  user32:msg - The SW_SHOWMINIMIZED test in test_messages() succeeds in Wine with fvwm
 - #53211  ddraw:ddraw1 has over 255 failures on the debian11 TestBot VMs
 - #53233  ddraw:ddraw1 - test_clear() has rare failures in Wine on the debian11 VM
 - #53240  dinput:device8 - test_sys_mouse() has some rare failures on the TestBot VMs
 - #53254  urlmon:url - test_URLDownloadToFile_abort() sometimes fails on Windows 7+
 - #53327  Ragnarok Online bad performance
 - #53342  quartz:mpegaudio - The 64-bit test_streaming_events() times out on fg-deb64
 - #53530  mshtml:htmldoc - test_editing_mode(TRUE, TRUE) sometimes fails
 - #53568  16bit applications refuse to start wine 7.15+
 - #53646  Multiple installers crash in user32 (Drakan, Star Wars, Colin McRae, X-COM, etc.)
 - #53678  vbscript can not compile CaseClausules that do not use a colon
 - #53684  ntdll:info is broken on Windows 8 to 10 1709 in the GitLab WineTest builds
 - #53686  The 64-bit kernel32:console is broken on Windows in the GitLab WineTest builds
 - #53783  vbscript can not compile private const expressions
 - #53814  TMUnlimiter requires ini files with whitespace in the section to be parsed properly
 - #53895  ddraw:ddraw1, ddraw:ddraw2, ddraw:ddraw4, ddraw:ddraw7 - test_cursor_clipping() fails on dual screen setups in Wine
 - #53927  script56.chm help file pages not functioning properly due to wine missing beforeprint and afterprint html events
 - #53950  dup2 error returns ENFILE instead of EBADF
 - #53964  Redim should fail on fixed arrays
 - #53966  NCryptExportKey is not implemented
 - #53968  NCryptSignHash is not implemented
 - #53971  postgresql installer 9.3 needs support for Username in WScript.Network
 - #53972  BCryptSignHash does not support BCRYPT_PAD_PSS
 - #53987  Regression in print handling in Framemaker 8
 - #53996  MDB Viewer Plus: can not open database
 - #53999  JGlossator crashes
 - #54009  Wine segfaults on startup on macOS 12 and 13
 - #54012  kernel32:heap - The 64-bit test_GlobalAlloc() fails on Windows 7
 - #54043  Studio One Professional 5 crash on launch with an unimplemented function USER32.dll.RegisterSuspendResumeNotification
 - #54057  prints do not work in any application
 - #54075  wldap32:parse - test_ldap_paged_search() sometimes gets LDAP_SERVER_DOWN in Wine, crashes
 - #54087  mshtml:events sometimes gets a failure in Protocol_Continue() on Windows
 - #54098  winhttp:notification fails and times out systematically in Wine
 - #54111  Unable to run "make install" after "makedep: Add a helper function to skip spaces in strings."

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Friday, December 9, 2022

Proton 7.0-5 released

 Released as Proton Next:

  • The following games are now playable:
    • Rift
    • Unravel 2
    • Airborne Kingdom
    • Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull
    • Re-Volt
    • Aspire: Ina's Tale
    • Battle Realms: Zen Edition
    • Deathsmiles II
    • Primal Carnage: Extinction
    • Pico Park Classic Edition
    • Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind
    • Darkstar One
    • Indiana Jones and the Emperor Tomb
    • Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition
  • Fix Batman: Arkham City GOTY launching in the background on Steam Deck when set to fullscreen.
  • Fix Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered displaying dialog about outdated drivers on AMD systems.
  • Fix Final Fantasy IV (3D Remake) having no audio.
  • Fix Return to Monkey Island not reacting to mouse clicks after a recent game update.
  • Fix upsidedown videos in VRChat and many other games.
  • Fix Call of Duty Black Ops II Zombies and Multiplayer hanging on exit.
  • Fix Bail or Jail crashing when opening the Terms of Serivce.
  • Improve GTA V situation with not loading textures.
  • Fix Red Dead Redemption 2 crashing after a recent game update.
  • Fix Final Fantasy XIV Online launcher functionality after game update.
  • Fix cutscene stutter in Disgaea 5.
  • Fix Thrustmaster HOTAS having non-functional dial in Elite Dangerous.
  • Fix Planet Zoo randomly crashing.
  • Fix SCP: Secret Labratory not being playable after a recent game update (again).
  • Fix Tekken 7 crashing at launch.
  • Fix Armello hanging on exit.
  • Fix Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization freezing after the tutorial.
  • Fix Space Engineers intro video not playing correctly.
  • Fix Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen videos not playing correctly.
  • Implement network video support for VRChat.
  • Update dxvk to v1.10.3-28-ge3daa699.

Link to source code

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Monday, December 5, 2022

Lutris 0.5.12 has been released

Lutris helps you install and play video games from all eras and from most gaming systems. By leveraging and combining existing emulators, engine re-implementations and compatibility layers, it gives you a central interface to launch all your games.

The client can connect with existing services like Humble Bundle, GOG and Steam to make your game libraries easily available. Game downloads and installations are automated and can be modified through user made scripts.

Download this version of Lutris from here.

Changelog :

  • Add support for Xbox games with the xemu runner
  • Fix authentication issue with Origin
  • Fix authentication issue with EGS
  • Fix authentication issue with Ubisoft Connect when 2FA is enabled
  • Fix integration issue with GOG
  • Add Discord Rich Presence integration
  • Add ability to extract icons from Windows executables
  • Allow setting custom cover art
  • Re-style configuration dialogs

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