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Wine Weekly News Issue 313

May 15, 2006

WWN Issue 313 was released today.

Wine 0.9.13 Released

May 12, 2006

Alexandre released Wine 0.9.13 today. The following changes were noted:

  • GPhoto backend for TWAIN.
  • drive configuration using HAL.
  • gazillion Direct3D fixes.
  • TCP transport for RPC.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution. Currently official Fedora packages lag behind, but you can get Wine-0.9.10 by running yum install wine from Fedora Extras.

Wine Weekly News Issue 312

April 28, 2006

WWN Issue 312 was released today.

Wine 0.9.12 Released

April 13, 2006

Wine 0.9.12 fell out of the git tree this morning. Notable improvements include:

  • New Winelib Internet Explorer application (all 5 lines of it).
  • Several improvements to the font support.
  • More work on the IDL compiler.
  • Faster drawing of the cards in Solitaire (very important feature).
  • A number of fixes for issues found by the Coverity code cheker.

Hear that? Faster drawing of the cards in Solitaire! I know you're all psyched about that.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution. Currently official Fedora packages lag behind, but you can get Wine-0.9.10 by running yum install wine from Fedora Extras.

Wine Weekly News Issue 311

April 10, 2006

WWN Issue 311 was released today.

Wine Weekly News Issue 310

April 2, 2006

WWN Issue 310 was released today.

Wine 0.9.11 Released

March 31, 2006

Just in time to give you something to do this weekend, Alexandre released Wine 0.9.11. The more notable changes include:

  • Fake dll files created in the system directory to help installers.
  • Desktop mode now properly supports multiple processes.
  • Better type parsing in dbghelp.
  • Several OpenGL fixes.
  • A bunch of Unicode functions in advpack.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution. Currently official Fedora packages lag behind, but you can get Wine-0.9.10 by running yum install wine from Fedora Extras.

Wine Weekly News Issue 309

March 24, 2006

WWN Issue 309 was released today.

Wine 0.9.10 Released

March 15, 2006

Wine 0.9.10 was released yesterday. In it you'll find:

  • Improved ESD audio driver.
  • More Web browser improvements in mshtml and wininet.
  • Direct3D fixes and preparation for ddraw code migration.
  • Explorer process now managing the desktop window.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 308

March 13, 2006

WWN Issue 308 was released today.

Wine Weekly News Issue 307

March 5, 2006

WWN Issue 307 was released today.

Wine 0.9.9 Released

March 3, 2006

Wine 0.9.9 was released yesterday. Quite a few major additions appeared in this release, including:

  • Many new features and improvements in Richedit.
  • More Web browser support.
  • Recursive directory change notifications.
  • Wine installation is now fully relocatable.
  • Direct3D 8 and 9 now use the same code.
  • Many debugger improvements.
  • Systray is now handled by the explorer process.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 306

February 26, 2006

WWN Issue 306 was released today.

Wine 0.9.8 Released

February 15, 2006

Wine 0.9.8 was released today. Some bug fixes for problems affecting some common applications may be in this release, including one for Photoshop. The following major additions were noted:

  • Better Web browser support.
  • Beginnings of a Wordpad application.
  • Many richedit improvements.
  • A number of Direct3D fixes.
  • A few more options in winecfg.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 305

February 10, 2006

WWN Issue 305 was released today.

Wine 0.9.7 Released

February 4, 2006

Wine 0.9.7 was released on Thursday, February 2nd, approximately two weeks since the last release. The following changes were noted in the announcement:

  • Directory change notifications can use inotify now.
  • Hardware breakpoints in the Wine debugger.
  • Beginnings of support for tape APIs.
  • A bunch of improvements to the IDL compiler.
  • Better scheme for mapping My Documents etc. to Unix directories.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 304

January 29, 2006

WWN Issue 304 was released today.

Wine Weekly News Issue 303

January 22, 2006

WWN Issue 303 was released today.

Wine 0.9.6 Released

January 20, 2006

Wine 0.9.6 is now available for download. The following changes were noted in the announcement:

  • A bunch of OLE fixes and improvements.
  • DirectSound improvements, including full duplex support.
  • Fix for the Windows metafile vulnerability.
  • Many static control improvements.
  • Some fixes for copy protection support.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine 0.9.5 Released

January 5, 2006

Wine 0.9.5 is out.

The following changes were noted in the announcement:

  • A number of MSI fixes.
  • More improvements to the IDL compiler.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 302

December 23, 2005

WWN Issue 302 was released today.

Wine 0.9.4 Released

December 22, 2005

Just in time for Christmas, a new CVS snapshot is out, wine-0.9.4. As you might have noticed, we're seeing more snapshots now that we're in beta. We'll cover that process in more detail in this week's Wine Weekly News. Until then, happy compiling!

Alexandre noted the following changes:

  • Improvements to the IDL compiler.
  • Some infrastructure work for loadable driver support.
  • The usual assortment of Direct3D improvements.
  • IME support in the edit control.
  • Better support for AVI animations.
  • Debugging support improvements.
  • Relay traces now work on NX platforms.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 301

December 11, 2005

WWN Issue 301 was released today.

Wine 0.9.3 Released

December 11, 2005

A new CVS snapshot is out, wine-0.9.3. Alexandre noted the following changes:

  • Many marshalling fixes in rpcrt4.
  • Various OLE improvements and fixes.
  • Better audio driver management in winecfg.
  • Many wininet fixes.
  • Several Web browser improvements.
  • More dbghelp APIs implemented.
  • Directory objects in wineserver.

Binary packages are in the process of being built, but the source is available now. You can find out more about this release in the announcement. Check out our download page for packages for your favorite distribution.

Wine Weekly News Issue 300

December 2, 2005

WWN Issue 300 was released today.