[Wine] Some news for AutoCAD users

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri May 1 13:43:29 CDT 2009

2009/4/23 miciomax <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:

> 2) Slow TrueType fonts display : go to bug 421 page (http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=421) and download latest testing (unofficial) DIB engine; apply the patchset to wine tree and rebuild as usual.

Massimo, who wrote the patch, is working on (1) how to get it into
good enough shape that Alexandre will accept it for Wine (but this is
a hard problem) and (2) putting together an unofficial build of Wine
with the patch in for Autocad users and to give the patch good
real-world testing :-)

Discussion on dev list is at:


Probably not of great user interest :-) The hard part is how to get it
into Wine in such a way as to be confident it won't cause massive
regressions for lots of other software running on Wine.

- d.

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