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Wine 1.7.2 Has Been Released Into The Wild
Posted , 14 September 2013 at 6:35 am UTC / 6184 views
Wine developers released the new development revision of Wine.
This time they included many new features and 39 bugfixes

The few most interesting additions to this release include:
  • Right-to-left text layout improvements.
  • NTLM and Negotiate authentication for RPC over HTTP.
  • More glyphs in the built-in Wingdings font.
  • Better system tray support in the Mac driver.
  • Activation context improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

Also one of 39 fixed bugs is especially noteworthy. 
I present You bug number 34284:
Fur looks wrong on Sims 3 Pets

With this bug patched, Your sim-dog will no longer look like a ghostly abomination:
image

To learn more about this release pleas visit this announcement.

Source code is available here.

You can also get the current source directly from the git.

Chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken chicken*

*Translation:
If you do not get the reference, it is your fault not mine.

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Sabun commented on 14 September 2013 at 8:52 am UTC

Does this release include that Wine improvement patch by Stefan Dösinger?
The patch that improves Direct3D performance.

Does this release include that Wine improvement patch by Stefan Dösinger? The patch that improves Direct3D performance.

aaannz commented on 14 September 2013 at 10:00 am UTC

I don't think so. Nothing about D3D command stream in git log.

I don't think so. Nothing about D3D command stream in git log.

sobkas commented on 14 September 2013 at 10:06 am UTC
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No it doesn't there are still some serious bugs in it.
http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-devel/2013-September/101164.html

No it doesn't there are still some serious bugs in it. http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-devel/2013-September/101164.html

Sabun commented on 14 September 2013 at 10:29 am UTC

That's a shame. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to compile it myself. Unlike other patches which are just text and I can generally compile myself, this one seems to use git (which I have no clue about) and apparently it's not just one patch.

That's a shame. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to compile it myself. Unlike other patches which are just text and I can generally compile myself, this one seems to use git (which I have no clue about) and apparently it's not just one patch.

sobkas commented on 14 September 2013 at 10:44 am UTC
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SabunThat's a shame. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to compile it myself. Unlike other patches which are just text and I can generally compile myself, this one seems to use git (which I have no clue about) and apparently it's not just one patch.
To make it work You will need 1.7.1 version.
Start by getting git version from http://www.winehq.org/git

to accomplish this do:
git clone git://source.winehq.org/git/wine.git wine-git
then enter newly created wine-git directory.

After that get version 1.7.1 by using git:
git reset --hard wine-1.7.1
This should get You version 1.7.1.

Now in other terminal extract cs.tar.bz2 into for example /tmp directory. I will use /tmp dir as reference from now on.

Go back into terminal with wine directory(You should be inside it), and run following command:
git am /tmp/cs/*

It will apply all the patches cleanly.

Now You have a patched wine.

[quote=Sabun]That's a shame. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to compile it myself. Unlike other patches which are just text and I can generally compile myself, this one seems to use git (which I have no clue about) and apparently it's not just one patch.[/quote] To make it work You will need 1.7.1 version. Start by getting git version from http://www.winehq.org/git to accomplish this do: git clone git://source.winehq.org/git/wine.git wine-git then enter newly created wine-git directory. After that get version 1.7.1 by using git: git reset --hard wine-1.7.1 This should get You version 1.7.1. Now in other terminal extract cs.tar.bz2 into for example /tmp directory. I will use /tmp dir as reference from now on. Go back into terminal with wine directory(You should be inside it), and run following command: git am /tmp/cs/* It will apply all the patches cleanly. Now You have a patched wine.

Sabun commented on 14 September 2013 at 11:29 am UTC

Thank you for the instructions sobkas. Currently the cs.tar.bz2 I have is from the reddit page. So, whenever  I try to do git am /tmp/cs/* I get:
Patch format detection failed.

I think I have the wrong cs file. Where else can I get cs.tar.bz2 from? I'm scouring the wine-devel list, but I think I'm not looking in the right place or just not seeing it.

EDIT:  I think I found it in the wine-devel list. Strangely it downloads as attachment-1.bin but after renaming it to cs.tar.bz2 it's definitely correct.

Thank you for the instructions sobkas. Currently the cs.tar.bz2 I have is from the reddit page. So, whenever  I try to do git am /tmp/cs/* I get: Patch format detection failed. I think I have the wrong cs file. Where else can I get cs.tar.bz2 from? I'm scouring the wine-devel list, but I think I'm not looking in the right place or just not seeing it. EDIT:  I think I found it in the wine-devel list. Strangely it downloads as attachment-1.bin but after renaming it to cs.tar.bz2 it's definitely correct.

sobkas commented on 14 September 2013 at 11:50 am UTC
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SabunThank you for the instructions sobkas. Currently the cs.tar.bz2 I have is from the reddit page. So, whenever  I try to do git am /tmp/cs/* I get:
Patch format detection failed.

I think I have the wrong cs file. Where else can I get cs.tar.bz2 from? I'm scouring the wine-devel list, but I think I'm not looking in the right place or just not seeing it.

EDIT:  I think I found it in the wine-devel list. Strangely it downloads as attachment-1.bin but after renaming it to cs.tar.bz2 it's definitely correct.
So You were able to apply the patches or not?

[quote=Sabun]Thank you for the instructions sobkas. Currently the cs.tar.bz2 I have is from the reddit page. So, whenever  I try to do git am /tmp/cs/* I get: Patch format detection failed. I think I have the wrong cs file. Where else can I get cs.tar.bz2 from? I'm scouring the wine-devel list, but I think I'm not looking in the right place or just not seeing it. EDIT:  I think I found it in the wine-devel list. Strangely it downloads as attachment-1.bin but after renaming it to cs.tar.bz2 it's definitely correct.[/quote] So You were able to apply the patches or not?

Sabun commented on 14 September 2013 at 12:00 pm UTC

Yes, I was able to. Thank you. I am compiling it now
Can't wait to try it. In regedit I also have to enable CSMT right? What about the StrictOrderDraw?

Yes, I was able to. Thank you. I am compiling it now :) Can't wait to try it. In regedit I also have to enable CSMT right? What about the StrictOrderDraw?

sobkas commented on 14 September 2013 at 12:04 pm UTC
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SabunYes, I was able to. Thank you. I am compiling it now
Can't wait to try it. In regedit I also have to enable CSMT right? What about the StrictOrderDraw?
Enable CSMT and disable StrictOrderDraw, that should be enough.
Also visit #gamingonlinux on irc.freenode.net

[quote=Sabun]Yes, I was able to. Thank you. I am compiling it now :) Can't wait to try it. In regedit I also have to enable CSMT right? What about the StrictOrderDraw?[/quote] Enable CSMT and disable StrictOrderDraw, that should be enough. Also visit #gamingonlinux on irc.freenode.net

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