New Version of WINE

Wine Is Not An Emulator, or the open source Windows API, saw an update on Feb. 5th. If you own a Mac or Linux based computer but still want to run Windows programs, you might want to check this program out. I will now list the changes. The download link will be at the bottom of the post and eventually, in the Box File Widget on the homepage.

  • Better support for memory allocations debugging.
  • Improved MIDI support.
  • A wide range of Direct3D fixes.
  • OLEDB fixes (should fix Clipart in Office).
  • Improved debugger support on x86-64.
  • Many MSI fixes.
  • Various bug fixes.
    • 6447 VAZ Modular module window close causes error message box
    • 8398 Starfleet Command 3: fails to load
    • 10011 A conflict between global and user’s %PATH% environment variables
    • 11596 Lost Planet:Extreme Condition DX9 Demo: black screen in-game
    • 12965 Weird border in MSN Messenger when hiding tittle bar
    • 13956 Warcraft III does not start
    • 14252 Windows Live Messenger 8.1 just show a blue box. GdipImageGetFrameCount, GdipImageGetFrameDimensionsList and GdipImageSelectActiveFrame unimplemented
    • 14875 VS 2008 Express Editions (SP1) installer fails with directory resolution error
    • 14888 winefile is slow with drawing columns
    • 15795 Dead Space crashes with unhandled exception
    • 17269 WNetGetUser missing in Win16
    • 17521 qmgr/qmgr tests fail with +relay enabled
    • 17577 Lost Planet’s shader compile failure
    • 17621 PhoenixRC crashes with page fault in 32-bit code
    • 17948 Slingplayer unhandled page fault
    • 17999 Shell32 test fails with the following
    • 18220 mWavEdit: midi sysex communication fails
    • 18501 Emperor ‘Battle for Dune’: can’t build units and buildings
    • 18536 Slingplayer EU 1.5.1 installer exits silently part way through
    • 18540 Slingplayer EU 1.5.1 installer random unhandled page fault
    • 18764 Wine update breaks gecko’s js3250.dll
    • 18990 Slingplayer 1.5 installer hangs
    • 19068 Slingplayer 1.5 installshield error 1628
    • 19105 From VB / VBScript / maybe others, the TimeSerial function dont answer like is awaited
    • 19300 MS Web Platform installer goes into endless loop
    • 19373 Plants vs Zombies is draw in the left button side of the screen when playing full-screen
    • 19588 Wine is setting incorrect permissions in some instances
    • 19625 Oblivion: shadows flicker
    • 19636 Vista SDK installer fails in “Microsoft VC Redist 2008″ subinstaller
    • 20469 Dragon Age: Origins: Texture glitches (textures frequently switching from visible to black)
    • 20725 Adobe photoshop CS2 fails to install
    • 20763 make crosstest fails on Mac OS X
    • 20790 Diagnet needs msxml4
    • 21106 RPC clients that connect via ncacn_ip_tcp to a Windows RPC server are broken
    • 21145 cmd if /I unsupported
    • 21252 Anarchy Online is squashed horizontally with Xorg 7 and Xinerama
    • 21299 Thief: whole screen flicks in time of weapon blinking
    • 21306 16-bit application fails with “DDE requires ddeml.dll”
    • 21336 wine’s valgrind annotations for large heap realloc yield false positives
    • 21350 SSF Sega Saturn Emulator displays “SetThreadAffinityMask() error” dialog box
    • 21355 Need heap overrun detection
    • 21382 %~dp0 does not expand to right value
    • 21399 iDailyDiary window-drawing problem
    • 21405 IE6 / IE7 crashes with “longjmp causes uninitialized stack frame”
    • 21418 Plants vs Zombies is draw on the top left corner when not in fullscreen
    • 21421 simple Delphi program: popup menu not shown after status bar right clicked.
    • 21442 Visual C++ 2010 beta 2 web installer aborts when starting download
    • 21486 ZEMAX help dialog does not work
    • 21490 Debug build of Chromium aborts on startup because GdiInitializeLanguagePack() is too stubby?
    • 21494 wine(64) regedit foo.reg fails
    • 21497 ElsterFormular 11.1.1: program window disappears, app keeps running in the background
    • 21501 Visual C++ 2010 beta 2 web installer can’t replace corrupted downloads (sharing violation due to wintrust handle leak)
    • 21506 configure –disable-win16 breaks winedbg bt all
    • 21512 Windows PowerShell 1.x/2.x needs HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment registry key present
    • 21513 Option to not inherit the UNIX environment
    • 21542 SOFTPUB_LoadCatalogMessage should use catalog members instead of file ones for retrieving msg data
    • 21553 ntdll reporting freed block to valgrind twice?
    • 21592 ResTrax: Up-down common control doesn’t process arrow keys the same as mouse clicks
    • 21595 Sacred 2 does not display any 3D graphics

    Grab it from the homepage or from the Box File Widget on the right hand side of this blog. Cheers!

    About Mac Emulators
    I am an Old School gamer with roots in emulation and gaming. I love video games, but mostly I love the old ones from our past. Emulation is a way to experience all these old games on your personal computer.

    7 Responses to New Version of WINE

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    2. Ryan Sayloe says:

      The tester is not entirely liable for quality. That is the occupation of the whole team. I think that part of the reason its simple for teams to get into this groupthink about bugs is because the testers are marginalized into the outskirts and looked at as a impediment more than a help to the team — i.e. a roadblock for getting out features that the team genuinely wants to release. If a bug like that lived, the feature should never have been published, period. If you have so many bugs that you are commonly reaching these types of conclusions, it paints a picture that you’re trying to make too many features at the same time. Doing this has the appearance of working quicker, but is in reality decelerating you down – as represented by the effort of release rollbacks, patches, bug management.

      • Mac Emulators says:

        Some good words and feedback. Do you know they have a fully supported version called Cross Over? This is just their free version. So, it’s usually buggy and not “fully supported” as they say. Thanks for the feedback. Take care.

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