Wine release 20031212

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Fri Dec 12 22:30:48 CST 2003

This is release 20031212 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

WHAT'S NEW with Wine-20031212: (see ChangeLog for details)
        - Initial implementation of XDND drag&drop support.
        - Improved startup performance on remote displays.
        - Major improvements in the oleaut32 dll.
        - Some support for Netbios functions.
        - Work around for Exec Shield and prelinking troubles.
        - Many code cleanups.
        - 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
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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.

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