Wine Announcement

The Wine development release 6.0-rc6 is now available.

Barring any last minute issue, this is expected to be the last
release candidate before the final 6.0.

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-rc6 (total 10):

  48860  RegiStax 6: mouse does not work in open file dialog
  49500  Wine is not displaying any windows (on a headless system)
  49511  Kontakt (Native Instruments) runtime is broken
  49575  Delphi applications no longer show their main window in the WM's taskbar
  50151  World of Tanks fails to launch if LC_LANG/LC_ALL are set ja_JP
  50153  HID doesn't work on macOS Catalina and Big Sur unless "Input Monitoring" permission is granted
  50355  Commandos 2: Men of Courage hangs after starting
  50437  wineserver crashes when running SteelSeries Engine client
  50453  CDB (Part of Debugging Tools for Windows) fails resume debugging after entry point break (continue debug event: 'DBG_EXCEPTION_HANDLED' must be treated as an alias for 'DBG_CONTINUE')
  50454  Icons have non-transparent background in HxD


Changes since 6.0-rc5:

Alexandre Julliard (1):
      winex11: Don't delay mapping 0-sized layered windows.

André Hentschel (4):
      ddraw/tests: Don't test functions directly when reporting GetLastError().
      d3d8/tests: Don't test functions directly when reporting GetLastError().
      dxgi/tests: Don't test functions directly when reporting GetLastError().
      d3d9/tests: Don't test functions directly when reporting GetLastError().

Anton Baskanov (2):
      winegstreamer: Move sample sending to a helper function.
      winegstreamer: Split audio data to fit in the sample buffer.

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

Gabriel Ivăncescu (4):
      comctl32/tests: Add more tests for 32bpp bitmaps with and without alpha, and masks.
      comctl32: Remove the masked background when 32bpp bitmaps have no alpha values.
      ntdll: Do not override existing context's EAX when dispatching user APC.
      ntdll: Do not override existing context's RAX when dispatching user APC on x86_64.

Jacek Caban (3):
      conhost: Fix wrapping search in edit_line_find_in_history.
      jscript/tests: Silence noisy debug trace.
      configure: Check for linker delayload support on mingw hosts.

Julian Rüger (1):
      readme: Update German translation.

Kevin Puetz (1):
      include: Check whether the ms_abi attribute is supported on aarch64.

Nikolay Sivov (1):
      mfplat/tests: Get source events in async mode.

Piotr Caban (1):
      msvcr100: Use LC_TIME code page when converting strftime data.

Qijia Liu (1):
      winedbg: Distinguish -0 from 0.

Rémi Bernon (2):
      windowscodecs: Copy container_count GUIDs, not bytes, in GetContainerFormats.
      server: Accept DBG_EXCEPTION_HANDLED parameter in continue_debug_event.

Zebediah Figura (6):
      wined3d: Use debug_d3dusage() for both usage and usage query flags.
      user32/tests: Add some tests for WM_CANCELMODE.
      user32/tests: Add some tests for release of capture via modal dialogs.
      user32: Send WM_CANCELMODE to the current capture window after initializing a modal dialog.
      ntdll: Set the process detaching flag before calling FLS callbacks.
      kernel32/tests: Add a regression test for a deadlock calling FLS callbacks on process exit.

Zhiyi Zhang (1):
      readme: Update Simplified Chinese translation.

Alexandre Julliard