The first Release Candidate of Wine has been released. This is the first version of Wine released after the 0.9.61 that introduced the “code freeze”.
With the code freeze no new feature will be added to the program except for bug fixes.
The announcement is the following (original version here):
This is the first release candidate for Wine 1.0. Please give it a good testing to help us make 1.0 as good as possible. In particular please help us look for apps that used to work, but don't now. See http://wiki.winehq.org/PlatinumRegressionHunt for details. What's new in this release (see below for details): - Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze. Because of lags created by using mirrors, this message may reach you before the release is available at the public sites. The sources will be available from the following locations: http://ibiblio.org/pub/linux/system/emulators/wine/wine-1.0-rc1.tar.bz2 http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.0-rc1.tar.bz2 Binary packages for various distributions will be available from: http://www.winehq.org/site/download You will find documentation on http://www.winehq.org/site/documentation You can also get the current source directly from the git or CVS repositories. Check respectively http://www.winehq.org/site/git or http://www.winehq.org/site/cvs for details. If you fix something, please submit a patch; instructions on how to do this can be found at http://www.winehq.org/site/sending_patches Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Bugs fixed in 1.0-rc1: 3164 Missing XP Theme toolbars in app toolbar for Metatrader4 3362 Picasa Movie feature does nothing 3426 WinGizmo does not download magic number code 3792 PrinterPorts does not exist in win.ini 4644 Intuit Quicken 2006 will not run after installation 4969 IDA Pro Trial 5.0 doesn't run; VkKeyScan failure? 6538 Adobe After Effects 7 installer crashes upon startup 6911 MetaTrader 4.0 icons missing 6947 CSpy/Tab: Tabs are in the wrong order 7024 VB program using Tabstrip control produces invalid property under wine 7179 Enhanced metafile: record EMR_EXTSELECTCLIPRGN not handled 7800 Grand Theft Auto Series with a gamepad plugged in the protagonistwill start running ahead immedeately 8069 FAR manager 1.70(build 2087): keeps printing "fixme:curses:WCCURSES_GetEvents Ooch. somebody beat us", and doesn't work. 8115 MyScribe loads but doesn't go past the login screen (Centos 4.4) 8125 Marratech 6.1 crashes on start 8615 Medieval 2: Total War crashes when loading game scenario. 8783 USB serial ports do not work 8919 CSS Tab Designer 2 lets wine crash 9178 "hello world" dos program hangs 9356 Serial communication not working since wine-0.9.33 9419 Autocad 2002 crashes after 2 mins of running 9588 Dragon Naturally Speaking 7 dragonpad corrupted left few chars 9729 gdi/x11 related changes cause lockups in various win32 gui apps 9770 Graphical glitches in Children of the Nile demo 10046 GPSMapedit crashes when editing label on a map 10056 False error on serial port read 10431 GPSMapEdit: Unimplemented function gdiplus.dll.GdipGetImageDimension 10573 dlls/kernel32/tests/comm.c test fails on systems with serial ports 10627 child window position is not updated 10756 Dragon Naturally Speaking 9 training feedback lags behind until you pause 10757 Dragon Naturally Speaking 9 can't control mic volume 10794 LEGO Racers (and the demo) crashes when launced outside virtual desktop 10847 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9.0 Preferred sound level unstable 11072 Gun Metal thinks POV2 Up is permanently set 11306 software built with Visual C++ software library crashes 11339 serial.c:wait_on() sanity checks seem to be too strict 11420 service control manager API problem: name of named objects might differ (client vs. service process) 11559 Blood 2: The Chosen (version 1.0) - D3D crash 11644 Crashes in the dinput device.c and joystick.c tests... 12052 Flatout 2, dinput_test: crashes if joystick axis mapping is enabled, different joystick sensitivity 12064 SkySorter halts while starting 12165 Wrong height on 1st list item, on eMule Plus preferences. 12166 Richedit "word wrap" refresh 12373 Nothing is rendered in Crimsonland - blank black screen 12395 NeverWinterNights 2 DM Toolkit crashes on 0.9.59 12429 Gamepad buttons not working in PES 6 (ProEvolutionSoccer) 12431 programs window moves down when clicking in a menu 12597 3d studio MAX 9 trial installer crash 12613 Adobe Acrobat Pro 7 trial version does not install 12680 jack driver produces buffer underruns (regression) 12831 wineserver use ~34% cpu permanently. 12833 no hide button in FlashFxp 12857 Guitar Pro 5 window jumps by the size of the window decoration 12866 wineserver assertion failure when TMG7 installer completes 12885 application sees IPv6 enabled, even if whole system has it disabled / blacklisted 12892 Winedbg crashes on a simple mingw binary 12895 Winedbg can't return the value of a double 12907 Text not totally visible in the Display tab (winecfg) 12913 Regression with D3DTBLEND_MODULATE 12922 Black screen in all direct'x 3d Apps 12924 Children of the nile demo crashes 12928 Microsoft Office 2003 won't install in Wine 0.9.61 12972 Neverwinter Nights upgrade crashes 13016 Steel Panthers crashes between missions in campaign 13074 Large filesize in winefile shown as negative size ---------------------------------------------------------------- Changes since 0.9.61: Aleksey Bragin (1): atl: Remove freeing of an invalid pointer. Alexander Dorofeyev (10): ddraw/tests: Add test for deprecated render states in d3d7. ddraw: Move handling of D3DRENDERSTATE_TEXTUREHANDLE from d3ddevice7 to d3ddevice3. ddraw: Move handling of D3DRENDERSTATE_TEXTUREMAPBLEND from d3ddevice2 to d3ddevice3. ddraw: Fix some texture blending modes. ddraw: Add full implementation of IDirect3DDevice7_Load. ddraw: Return DDERR_NOCOLORKEY when there is no colorkey. ddraw/tests: Add tests for IDirect3DDevice7_Load. wined3d: Use source colorkey when passed KEYSRC or KEYSRCOVERRIDE. ddraw/tests: Add KEYSRCOVERRIDE test in p8_primary_test. wined3d: Set alpha to index even when there is no palette. Alexandre Julliard (22): spoolsv: Improve the service stub so that it can be started and stopped. services: Use the correct invalid handle value for the control pipe. services: Fixed the result check for the control mutex wait. winevdm: Move the DOS memory range check to not trigger for Win16 apps. winex11: The XIM callback is called with the X11 lock held. preloader: Silence the warning for the low 64k. Revert "quartz: Clean up pullpin code." server: Don't touch the users count when a system process switches desktops. shell32: Set the correct default for shell folders relative to the windows directory. kernel32: Set the USERPROFILE and ALLUSERSPROFILE environment variables based on the ProfileList registry keys. ntdll: Serial with ReadIntervalTimeout set to MAXDWORD should return immediately even if nothing was read. wineconsole: Don't use a Win32 wait on a Unix file descriptor. winedos: Only read input from the stdin handle if it is a console. winedos: Make sure that the main message queue exists before the DOS thread starts. winedos: Print better diagnostics when a DOS app fails to start. ntdll: Always set VTIME to 0 to avoid blocking, don't try to set it from the comm timeouts. ntdll: Don't consider a 0-byte read from a serial port as a broken pipe. ntdll: Ignore failures to retrieve serial status for events we are not interested in. user32: The client rectangle is in screen coordinates for the initial WM_NCCALCSIZE. services: Send the service name in the control requests. winefile: Fix the printf formats for file sizes. gdi32: Add missing braces in EMFDRV_SelectPalette. Andrew Talbot (9): dbghelp: Include port.h for possible alternative to strtoull(). wininet: Remove unused variables. inetcomm: Remove unused variables. wnaspi32: Remove unused variables. cabinet: Indentation fix. advapi32: Avoid giving variables same name as library functions. hlink: Remove unneeded address-of operators from function names. d3d8: Dangling pointers fix. ddraw: Indentation fix. Aric Stewart (1): shdocvw: Do not do our iexplore.exe registration if native Internet Explorer is detected to be present. Detlef Riekenberg (1): winspool: Set PrinterPorts for win3.x/win9.x compatibility. Dmitry Timoshkov (8): winex11.drv: Set the size of returned DEVMODE to least common one as XP does. user32: Set the size of returned DEVMODE to least common one as XP does. winecfg: Fix coordinates and sizes of controls in French Graphics dialog. winoldap.mod: Wait until the 32-bit process starts up. kernel32: Print in the trace pid and tid of the created process. gdi32: Set offPalEntries member of EMREOF to what XP sets it to. gdi32: More carefully compare EMF records in tests. gdi32: Implement EMFDRV_SelectPalette. Dylan Smith (3): richedit: Removed useless code. richedit: The wrong bits were cleared from wBorders in PARAFORMAT2. wordpad: Empty the richedit undo buffer on creation. Francois Gouget (11): ole32: Fix spelling of pCapabilities. fusion: Fix compilation on systems that don't support nameless unions. gdi32/tests: Add a trailing '\n' to a couple of ok() calls. msxml3/tests: Add a trailing '\n' to an ok() call. d3d9/tests: Fix compilation on systems that don't support nameless unions. cryptdlg: Fix the GetFriendlyNameOfCert[AW] call convention. mshtml: gcc 2.95 does not allow an array of undefined dimension in a struct. So fix dispex_static_data_t accordingly. Assorted spelling fixes. Add a comment warning when a table must be kept sorted for later use with bsearch(). winex11: Standardize a stub trace and add a trailing '\n'. Assorted spelling fixes. Frans Kool (1): winhelp: Added missing Dutch translations. Gerald Pfeifer (2): winhelp: Remove extraneous positiveness check for unsigned variable in WINHELP_HandleTextMouse(). winecfg: Add variable initialization in get_registry_version(). Guy Albertelli (1): listview: Return correct value from WM_NOTIFYFORMAT with test. Hans Leidekker (2): wininet: Don't add the user agent header until HttpSendRequest is called. wininet: Deal with bogus accept types array passed into HttpOpenRequestA. Hwang YunSong(황윤성 (2): winhelp: Updated Korean resource. winecfg: Updated Korean resource. Jacek Caban (3): mshtml: Added DispHTMLSelectElement declaration. mshtml: Added more script tests. mshtml: Added IMG element tests. James Hawkins (5): msi: Fix a typo. fusion: Fix the type of an assembly struct member. fusion: Add the missing assembly table structs. fusion: The Strings stream can be without a #. msi: Use the handle to the treeview item if the item text is not returned. Jens Albretsen (40): xcopy: Added Danish translation. winecfg: Added Danish translation. cmd: Added Danish translation. net: Added Danish translation. avifil32: Added Danish translation. credui: Added Danish translation. wineps.drv: Added Danish translation. comdlg: Added missing Danish translations. shlwapi: Added Danish translation. wordpad: Added Danish translation. shell32: Added missing Danish translations. oleaut32: Renamed oleaut32_Dk.rc to oleaut32_Da.rc. iccvid: Danish translation. localui: Danish translation. gphoto2: Danish translation. mpr: Danish translation. mshtml: Danish translation. msrle: Danish translation. msi: Danish translation. msacm: Danish translation. hhctrl.ocx: Danish translation. localspl: Danish translation. msvidc32: Danish translation. sane.ds: Danish translation. oledlg: Danish translation. regedit: Danish translation. cmdlgtst: Danish translation. progman: Danish translation. winspool.drv: Danish translation. clock: Danish spelling fixes. notepad: Danish spelling fixes. wldap32: Danish translation. winmm: Danish translation. shdoclc: Danish translation. wininet: Danish translation. oleview: Danish translation. reg: Danish translation. msvfw32: Danish translation. setupapi: Danish translation. serialui: Danish translation. John Klehm (2): winex11.drv: Wintab packet serial numbers are passed via WPARAM. winex11.drv: Move hardware tablet proximity into x11 layer. Kai Blin (3): secur32: Remove test for sft->Reserved8 field. ws2_32: On Win98, SO_MAX_MSG_SIZE is 65527, not 65507. secur32: Fix ntlm tests on Vista. Kirill K. Smirnov (2): winhelp: Updated Russian translation. winhelp: Pointer coordinates are relative to richedit text window, not the main window. Kusanagi Kouichi (1): imm32: Avoid false FIXMEs. Lei Zhang (1): wininet: Handle NULL input for FindCloseUrlCache. Maarten Lankhorst (14): winex11.drv: Fix a compiler warning. netapi32: Make the tests pass under XP that enforces a strict password policy. gdi32: Make mapping test slightly less strict so it passes on windows XP. winmm: Make mixer test less strict so it passes with SoundMAX drivers on XP. netapi32: Fix test crash occuring when NetWkstaUserGetInfo fails. winetest: Fix CreateProcess so that debugger tests run without timing out. winetest: Fix CreateProcess so that debugger tests run without timing out. wininet: Ignore INTERNET_STATUS_DETECTING_PROXY messages in the http test. rpcrt4: Fix ndr_marshall test failures. ntdll: Fix some exception tests to pass on Windows. ntdll: Fix file test to not free memory allocated on the stack. kernel32: Fix process tests to pass in Windows. kernel32: Fix temporary path test. winealsa: Remove calls to deprecated functions. Marcus Meissner (1): widl: Mark non-returning functions as noreturn. Michael Stefaniuc (1): ws2_32: Fix test output string to match the test. Nikolay Sivov (1): gdiplus: Let GdipDrawArcI use float args version. Paul Vriens (6): setupapi/tests: Skip some tests on win9x. setupapi/tests: Clean up properly on win9x. services.exe: Move a trace to a more appropriate place. advapi32/tests: Add another test. services.exe: Spelling fixes. crypt32/tests: Cleanup registry after tests. Rob Shearman (3): winetest: Detect if an unhandled exception occurred in a child process and print an appropriate message. rpcrt4: Add better traces for the server test. crypt32: Add stub for CertVerifyCTLUsage. Roderick Colenbrander (2): wined3d: At the start of RemoveContextFromArray numContexts is decreased by 1, the loop which loops through the whole array doesn't take this into account. wined3d: Allow stencil support when it wasn't requested on broken drivers. Vitaliy Margolen (6): mshtml: Don't overwrite file types that could be changed by user. comctl32: tab: Fix drawing of the icons. dinput: Remove redundant variable. dinput: Limit number of axes in a different way - map all extra axes to -1. dinput: Ignore events from extra joystick buttons. dinput: Default value for unassigned POVs should be -1. Vitaly Lipatov (1): wineboot: Add missed short option -u.
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