Wine staging 6.20 release

Alistair Leslie-Hughes leslie_alistair at
Fri Oct 22 17:07:31 CDT 2021

Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

Summary since last release
* Rebased to current wine 6.20 (557 patches are applied to wine vanilla)

* The mfplat-streaming patchset is currently disabled, so some games 
will not work with release.
* All the dinput patches are also disabled as these should be fixed 
upstream by the new HID backend.  Please file bug reports if a feature 
is not working as expected.

Upstreamed (Either directly from staging or fixed with a similar patch).
* dinput: Recalculated Axis after deadzone change.
* dinput: Load users Joystick mappings.
* dinput: Allow reconnecting to disconnected joysticks.
* imm32: Automatically initialize COM on window activation.
* imm32: Only generate 'WM_IME_SETCONTEXT' message if window has focus

* None

* eventfd_synchronization
* ntdll-NtAlertThreadByThreadId

Where can you help
* Run Steam/
* Test your favorite game.
* Test your favorite applications.
* Improve staging patches and get them accepted upstream.

As always, if you find a bug, please report it via

Best Regards

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