Wine release 20021219

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Dec 19 20:19:45 CST 2002

This is release 20021219 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on
Unix.  This is still a developers only release.  There are many bugs
and unimplemented features.  Most applications still do not work

Patches should be submitted to "wine-patches at".  Please don't
forget to include a ChangeLog entry.

WHAT'S NEW with Wine-20021219: (see ChangeLog for details)
	- DLL linking now done through import libraries.
	- A couple of new tools to make Winelib easier to use.
	- Many Direct3D improvements.
	- Improved Windows compatibility of the regression tests.
	- Lots of bug fixes.

See the README file in the distribution for installation instructions.

Because of lags created by using mirror, this message may reach you before
the release is available at the ftp sites.  The sources will be available
from the following locations:

It should also be available from any other site that mirrors
These locations also hold pre-built documentation packages in various
formats: wine-doc-html.tar.gz, wine-doc-txt.tar.gz,
wine-doc-pdf.tar.gz and wine-doc-ps.tar.gz.

You can also get the current source directly from the CVS tree. Check for details.

If you submitted a patch, please check to make sure it has been
included in the new release.

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

Alexandre Julliard
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