Small Direct3D milestone . Thank you - Wine team!
beebix at gmx.net
Fri May 11 17:58:38 CDT 2007
Fascinating work - please continue it!
Please note that i am exited from Wine as a whole - without people doing
the 'unsexy' jobs (eg: COM Work...),
Wine would never be succesful. ;)
Stefan Dösinger schrieb:
> With Wine 0.9.37 we've archieved something that I allow myself to call a small
> milestone - All Direct3D7 Immediate mode SDK demos successfully perform their
> intended rendering. I have some screenshots on my university junk server:
> Two major problems are left though, namely windowed opengl rendering(see the
> junk where a menu bar should be) and GetDC(there should be a little bit of
> text rendered, I disabled render target locking to get proper performance).
> Some demos have a few smaller problems too. The bump earth and bump waves need
> vendor specific extensions(GL_NV_texture_shader2 / GL_ATI_envmap_bumpmap) and
> the bend demo needs GL_ARB_vertex_blend which nvidia does not support. So I
> took that screenshot on my mac running linux(ati radeon X1600. The mipmap
> demo renders the mipmaped texture garbled, although this works on nvidia
> cards. The Z buffer demo says w buffers aren't supported, but the normal z
> buffer does what the w buffer is supposed to do.
> What does that mean for gamers? Nothing fancy really, the features used by
> games are implemented since a long time, the ones that used to miss(fixed
> function bump mapping, vertex blending) aren't really important for games.
> Other DirectDraw features like Overlays aren't implemented either, but we are
> Direct3D 7 feature complete.
> Where to go from here? I am currently fixing the DirectDraw rewrite
> regressions I can get hold of, and I am trying to make D3D thread safe
> finally. From the application point of view my focus will stay on fixing
> older apps first, which somewhat includes getting thread safety, render
> target locking and GetDC working properly. My hope is also to fix the other
> related DX7 sdk demos, like the DDraw demos(except overlays, they are highly
> tricky with the current wined3d-x11drv integration) and getting native
> d3drm.dll working.
> I also want to say thanks to all the small and big helpers who help with
> technical advise, debugging and regression testing. Special thanks goes to
> Henri without whom I'd be totally lost and who has to be credited for a huge
> majority of the shader work in the last half year, and a lot of other things
> Thanks and continue the good work :-)
> PS: As for the screenshots, my space on that server is limited, so they will
> be gone sooner or later. I didn't want to send huge screenshots as
> attachments, not even as jpgs.
More information about the wine-devel