Wine Announcement

The Wine development release 6.0-rc5 is now available.

What's new in this release (see below for details):
  - Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available from the following locations:

Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

You will find documentation on

You can also get the current source directly from the git
repository. Check for details.

Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.


Bugs fixed in 6.0-rc5 (total 21):

  21987  Acrobat 7 tryout installer complains: "This Postscript Driver or Windows Platform (Win9x/Me) not supported" (winspool.drv missing level 8/global default printer settings handling)
  38166  Heroes of Might and Magic V performance issue: severe fps drop on certain maps
  41593  Molot VST 0.3.1 UI: some knobs are not rendered
  43852  Monkey Island Special Edition Collection: White screen and crash when starting Monkey1.exe
  44243  Spire and Serum VST plugins using Direct2D render very slowly
  44367  Multiple applications need d2d FillEllipse/DrawEllipse implementation (OP-X PRO II VST)
  44454  Windows Media Encoder 9 refuses to install
  44574  Microsoft Office 2013 client area is rendered black (Direct2D)
  45096  MPC-HC 1.7.13 displays a message box: "Error creating EVR Custom renderer", "DXVA2CreateDirect3DDeviceManager9 failed"
  47770  Waves Central plugin installation fails
  47824  Remote Life 1.2 demo terminates with 'Cannot load library nw_elf.dll'
  48142  shell32:appbar tests fail on some Windows 10 machines
  49010  ilok license manager: doesn't connect to the activation server as in 4.0.2
  49356  Saya No Uta (a.k.a. The Song of Saya) crashes when launching
  49771  ntdll:exception causes an unhandled segmentation fault
  50241  Vertical Text in NL5 schematic doesn't display correctly
  50304  Control-C exits winedbg instead of stopping the inferior
  50397  dlls/d3dcompiler_43/tests/hlsl_d3d11.c: error: unknown field ‘Texture2D’ specified in initializer
  50408  wineboot crash to due getaddrinfo() returning NULL ai_canonname
  50420  Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition crashes on startup
  50423  dlls/devenum/mediacatenum.c: | function ‘property_bag_Read’ | error: unknown field ‘cPins2’ specified in initializer


Changes since 6.0-rc4:

Akihiro Sagawa (1):
      readme: Update Japanese translation.

Alex Henrie (1):
      winebus: Remove redundant preprocessor check for libsdl2.

Alexandre Julliard (1):
      Update copyright info for 2021.

Alistair Leslie-Hughes (1):

Anton Baskanov (1):
      winegstreamer: Unmap and unref the buffer and release the sample before returning.

Byeong-Sik Jeon (1):
      po: Update Korean translation.

Damjan Jovanovic (1):
      ws2_32: Deal with getaddrinfo() returning NULL ai_canonname despite AI_CANONNAME.

Dean M Greer (2):
      readme: Update OS X requirements.
      configure: Remove Xcode 3.x check.

Esme Povirk (1):
      user32/tests: Don't kill explorer to test shell window.

Jacek Caban (2):
      condrv: Don't requre write access for IOCTL_CONDRV_CTRL_EVENT ioctl.
      conhost: Ignore CONTROL_C_EXIT exceptions in Unix mode.

Jefferson Carpenter (1):
      ntdll/tests: Clear AC flag in align check test.

Lauri Kenttä (1):
      readme: Update Finnish translation.

Michael Stefaniuc (1):
      msscript.ocx/tests: Use wide-char string literals.

Nikolay Sivov (1):
      readme: Update Russian translation.

Paul Gofman (2):
      ntdll: Use WINAPI calling convention for stub_entry_point().
      user32: Add stub for SetDisplayConfig().

Qijia Liu (1):
      winedbg: Remove arm_disasm_branchreg.

Sveinar Søpler (1):
      readme: Update Norwegian translation.

Zebediah Figura (3):
      httpapi/tests: Avoid some test failures with newer Windows 10.
      devenum: Avoid initializing nameless unions in designated initializers.
      server: Pass the correct size to sockaddr_from_unix() (Valgrind).

Zhiyi Zhang (1):
      winex11.drv: Check that there are connected outputs before using XRandR 1.4.

Alexandre Julliard