Wine release 0.9

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Oct 25 07:47:53 CDT 2005

This is release 0.9 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
After 12 years of development, this release marks the beginning of the
beta testing phase.  Everybody is encouraged to try it; while there
are still bugs, most applications are expected to at least install and
do something useful.

Because of lags created by using mirrors, this message may reach you
before the release is available at the ftp sites.  The sources will be
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 CVS tree. Check for details.

Patches should be submitted to "wine-patches at".  Please
don't forget to include a ChangeLog entry. If you submitted a patch,
please check to make sure it has been included in the new release.

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

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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