Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Proton 8.0-3 has been released

 Valve has just published Proton 8.0-3 as the newest version of this Wine-based software that powers Steam Play for running Windows games on Linux. 

  • Previously playable only with Proton Experimental:
    • Propnight
    • Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy
    • Bloodrayne Terminal Cut 1/2
    • Breakout 13
    • Murasaki Tsurugi
    • PooShooter: Toilet Invaders
    • Purgo Box
    • Olympia Rising
    • Summoners War: Chronicles
    • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint
    • Minecraft Legends
    • Company of Heroes: Battle of Crete
    • Gunfire: Reborn
    • Super Bomberman R
  • Newly playable: StreetStep: 21st Century Basketball.
  • Fixed not starting.
  • Fixed EA launcher crashing.
  • Fixed Ubisoft Connect intermittently having an invisible window.
  • Fixed scroll bar in Final Fantasy XIV Online launcher.
  • Fixed EOS error message with Returnal and other EOS games.
  • Fixed a few Proton 8.0 regressions:
    • DJMAX RESPECT V is playable again.
    • Halo: The Master Chief Collection menus no longer are broken.
    • no longer crashes when a steering wheel is connected.
    • Cafe Stella no longer crashes with 2 elements on the flowchart.
    • Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered no longer ignores controller input.
    • Indiana Jones and The Emperor no longer crashes on the splash screen.
    • Grand Theft Auto V no longer freezes on keyboard input.
    • TRAHA Global no longer crashes at end of second cutscene
    • Logging in online in Gears 5 works again.
    • Doom Eternal no longer crashes with ray-tracing enabled on AMDVLK / NVIDIA.
  • Fixed Creativerse hanging while exiting from a local game.
  • Fixed Call of Duty 2 hanging when loading maps.
  • Fixed New World not starting after a recent game update.
  • Fixed game stutter in Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris.
  • Fixed Last Labyrinth displaying only a black screen on the Steam Deck.
  • Fixed Creativerse not being able to connect to a local game with a VPN connection active.
  • Fixed The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing not rendering text in Polish correctly.
  • Fixed game looking dark and improved performance with Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi.
  • Fixed DXVK HUD not showing the correct git revision used.
  • Improved video playback in Roboquest.
  • Fixed various memory leaks during video playback that were affecting Street Fighter 6.
  • Enabled nvapi for many more games: Chernobylite Enhanced Edition, Dead Space (Remake), Forspoken, Forza Horizon 5, Hi-Fi Rush, Marvel's Avengers, Monster Hunter Rise, Need For Speed Unbound, Nioh 2, Propnight, Redfall, Returnal, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, SCP: 5K, Scum, The Last Of Us Part I, Watch Dogs Legion.
  • Fixed Tales of Berseria suffering from screen tearing with vsync turned on while in fullscreen / borderless.
  • Improved Final Fantasy XIII loading times.
  • Fixed Red Dead Redemption 2 taking long time to exit with Alt+F4.
  • Fixed multiple Unity titles flickering on the Steam Deck when switching display window options.
  • Fixed The Elder Scrolls Online wrongly claiming not enough space.
  • Fixed The Elder Scrolls Online launcher showing blank window.
  • Fixed Madballs in Babo: Invasion claiming the game wasn't purchased.
  • Fixed PlanetSide 2 launcher.
  • Fixed various Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty issues around video playback.
  • Fixed video playback in Nioh: Complete Edition.
  • Fixed Pentiment not being playable on desktop.
  • Fixed Grounded not being playable on desktop.
  • Improved cutscene desync in Immortals Fenyx Rising.
  • Fixed Witcher 3 launcher rendering issues.
  • Fixed Call of Duty: Black Ops III graphical glitches when loading Hex Tower.
  • Fixed video playback speed issues in METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN.
  • Fixed Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut hanging on exit.
  • Fixed connection error at the end of Chapter 2 in Life is Strange Remastered.
  • Fixed rendering issues in Uru: Complete Chronicles on Steam Deck.
  • Fixed Richman: Classic not starting in OpenGL mode.
  • Updated dxvk to v2.2-34-g4d254b13.
  • Updated dxvk-nvapi to v0.6.3-4-g2483eac.
  • Updated vkd3d-proton to v2.9-21-gf52e6482.

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Friday, July 21, 2023

Wine development release 8.13 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 8.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Wow64 support in WineGStreamer.
  • WeakMap support in JScript.
  • Georgian translation.
  • 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 8.13 (total 36):

 - #24614  Multiple games crash or hang on startup due to D3DXAssembleShader not handling apostrophes in comments (Medieval II: Total War, Yu-Gi-Oh! ONLINE 3 client)('winetricks -q d3dx9_xx' is a workaround)
 - #35690  Steam network hang ups.
 - #35701  League of Legends: Right click contextual menu on friends list is invisible
 - #35866  AvP 2000 game: some ingame text has red boxes around it with built-in d3dx9 libraries
 - #41466  Steam: Tray icon menu sometimes flickers
 - #42867  steam store doesnt work
 - #44223  FrameMaker 7.2/8.0: Console window minimized and not (re)drawn
 - #44529  [Steam] Process remaining after exiting
 - #45042  Steam doesn't uninstall applications, gets stuck saying "deleting %game%" and the other popup is barely visible
 - #45564  Kolab E14 Client installation fails with "Copy failed"
 - #46221  League of Legends  8.23 crash after champion select
 - #46888  Office 2007 word does not export to PDF/A
 - #47328  Steam crashes when loading the Store tab (Assertion Failed: killing unresponsive browser for URL)
 - #49371  Incorrect output buffer length check in WSAIoctl with SIO_GET_INTERFACE_LIST
 - #50771  msys2 unlink() fails on read-only files [needs CreateFile(FILE_WRITE_ATTRIBUTES)]
 - #50868  League of Legends: infinite loading after login
 - #51383  S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat rendering is messed up with Enhanced full dynamic lighting (DX10)
 - #51950  Iperf 2.0.8 hangs in parallel dual mode on localhost
 - #51982  When installing Kobo for Desktop, user data meant for AppData\Local\Kobo is instead placed inside an arbitrary folder of the program's installation.
 - #53446  Total War Shogun 2 crashes on Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
 - #53723  Star Ocean The Last Hope HD exits to desktop on start after NtUserSystemParametersInfo change.
 - #53890  comctl32:edit - test_ime() fails in Korean on Windows
 - #54166  Compilation fails with gcc 4.8.4 (error: ‘HTTP_STATUS_CONTINUE’ undeclared)
 - #54503  d3dx9_36:math - test_D3DXSHMultiply3() fails on Debian Testing
 - #54609  32-bit Softerra LDAP Administrator crashes due to proxy use-after-free
 - #54688  ntdll:info - test_query_cpu() fails on Windows 7
 - #54871  kernel32:console - testScroll() fails on Windows 10 1909
 - #54932  Fallout 3: Black screen when using the experimental wow64 mode
 - #55032  Multiple games have laggy rendering in DX12 mode (Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Total Conflict: Resistance)
 - #55078  Powerpoint 2007: "Print to file" broken
 - #55114  secur32:schannel - The 32-bit test_connection_shutdown() crashes on Windows <= 8
 - #55177  Hatching not printed in Framemaker 8
 - #55181  Recent versions of chromium broken again, need ProcessPrng
 - #55187  winedbg --auto crashes if target process terminates after attaching.
 - #55247  Assertion in riched20 while installing Office 2007
 - #55276  Dying Light 2: Stay Human crashes on launch

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Wine stable release 8.0.2 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine stable release 8.0.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • 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 8.0.2 (total 27):

 - #11436  Pepakura viewer: err:wgl:X11DRV_wglShareLists Could not share display lists, context already created !
 - #35254  Freemake Video Converter 4.1 installer complains about running Freemake processes (builtin 'findstr' stub app always returns "match")
 - #49964  32-bit dxdiag doesn't support '/64bit' command line switch (launch 64-bit dxdiag)
 - #51178  The Bat! v9.3.4.12: Missing content in TTreeViews on Windows versions higher than 8
 - #52322  wineserver memory leak during HTTPs download (Genshin Impact Launcher, Qt5)
 - #53073  mfplat: unimplemented function while loading Devil May Cry 1
 - #53704  Bible Black ~La Noche de Walpurgis~ won't start
 - #53781  Multiple apps crash on unimplemented function CFGMGR32.dll.CM_MapCrToWin32Err (Matrix Awakens MegaCity Unreal Engine 5.1 demo, Hogwarts Legacy)
 - #53794  Sins of the Solar Empire Rebellion (Gog 1.975.1) crashes on unimplemented function concrt140.dll.?_CheckTaskCollection@_UnrealizedChore@details@Concurrency@@IAEXXZ
 - #53826  Attempting to install / update fails with Qt error
 - #53983  Chromium broken sandbox, needs NtQueryInformationProcess with ProcessHandleTable
 - #54110  CubicSDR crashes on unimplemented function msvcp140.dll.?_Rethrow_future_exception@std@@YAXVexception_ptr@1@@Z
 - #54618  VARA FM crashes on unimplemented function pdh.dll.PdhVbGetDoubleCounterValue
 - #54640  Treecomp listviews and possibly other widgets are not drawn
 - #54675  Chocolatey OpenSSH installer fails
 - #54687  LibreVR Revive fails to run (CertGetNameStringW with dwType=CERT_NAME_ATTR_TYPE and pvTypePara missing additional fallbacks)
 - #54702  ldp.exe crashes when attempting to add, delete, modify, or compare an entry without a name
 - #54724  LDAP bind over SSL to a server and port that do not support SSL hangs forever
 - #54728  Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 demo takes +- 9 minutes to complete extracting 'Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 DEMO.msi' (disabling 'Light' theme works around)
 - #54733  Notepad3 crashes on unimplemented function SHLWAPI.dll.StrFormatByteSizeEx
 - #54799  wininet:internet - test_InternetGetConnectedStateExA() fails in the Japanese and Chinese locales in Wine
 - #54808  Access violation in ntdll when running Adolix Split and Merge PDF with .NET Framework installed
 - #54819  DnsQuery_A() mishandles CNAME DNS records
 - #54882  Conemu fails to start (cannot attach to process)
 - #54939  Dotted files are shown - but "don't show dotted" files is active
 - #54960  winhttp:winhttp - test_websocket() fails on Windows and Wine
 - #55008  wininet:http - test_secure_connection() fails on Windows and Wine

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