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The Wine Development Release 1.7.24 Is Now Available.

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Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.24 bringing many new features and as many as 44 bugfixes.

A new issue of World Wine News was not available this time.

The few most interesting features introduced in this release:
  • Beginning of some DirectWrite classes implementation.
  • Initial wrapper dll for the packet capture library.
  • Some crypto improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

To learn more about this release pleas visit this announcement.

The source code for this release is available here:

To get the most recent changes, a git repository is a good starting point.

Binary packages should be available for a download as soon as the build process is finished.

Check out Page 2 for the list of fixed bugs! Article taken from
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mrdeathjr Aug 8, 2014
In this wine version steam still working, performance seems equal to 1.7.23 with same 343.13 drivers (punkbuster give more problems in this wine version in this test, maybe more later test other games with punkbuster)

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However in depencies for build this wine version ask for libpcap-dev

mrdeathjr Aug 9, 2014
This tests is with other punkbuster games with wine 1.7.24 + nvidia 343.13

Assassins Creed Brotherhood Multiplayer Test 2

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Assassins Creed Revelations Multiplayer

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FarCry 3 Multiplayer

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At simple seek punkbuster problem depend more of game where you can entry

Other titles too tested with Wine 1.7.24 + Nvidia 343.13

Saint Row The Third

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In this wine game textures have minor flickering compared with 1.7.23 but character rendering problems still continue

The Saboteur

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This title runs better than last time tested

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