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Wine 2.5 released with 30 bug fixes and various improvements

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The latest development release of Wine (2.5) is available with 30 bugs fixed and some various improvements.

Changelog:
  • Support for message-mode named pipes.
  • Translation of version resources through po files.
  • Transform feedback support in Direct3D.
  • Scheduler classes in C++ runtime.
  • Better scrolling in popup menus.
  • More improvements to the XML reader.


They also fixed 30 bugs with running games like Mafia III, Steep, Galactic Civilization 3, Final Fantasy X, Skyrim and more. I can't confirm how well any of them run, as I don't generally do Wine testing myself.

See the full release announcement here.

As usual, Wine-Staging will no doubt soon follow with their next release with added extra goodies in a few days time. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Wine
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8 comments

Shmerl 31 Mar, 2017
Some good amount of DX11 work there.


Last edited by Shmerl on 31 March 2017 at 7:47 pm UTC
elbuglione 1 Apr, 2017
again?

is not funny anymore


Last edited by elbuglione on 1 April 2017 at 12:22 am UTC
mrdeathjr 1 Apr, 2017
In this wine some intro video type case melty bood again current code begin works

View video on youtube.com

Respect DX11 in neptunia character rendering error remains same and same situation for trackmania turbo

However audio in neptunia VII improve compared wine 2.4

^_^


Last edited by mrdeathjr on 1 April 2017 at 12:56 am UTC
Joeyboots80 1 Apr, 2017
Awesome. So, does anyone know what's left till Wine is DX11 feature complete?
Faattori 1 Apr, 2017
Quoting: Joeyboots80Awesome. So, does anyone know what's left till Wine is DX11 feature complete?
https://www.winehq.org/winapi_stats


Last edited by Faattori on 1 April 2017 at 4:01 am UTC
natewardawg 1 Apr, 2017
Quoting: elbuglioneagain?

is not funny anymore

C'mon now, it's hands down the best Gaming On Windows site out there :D
Joeyboots80 1 Apr, 2017
Quoting: Faattori
Quoting: Joeyboots80Awesome. So, does anyone know what's left till Wine is DX11 feature complete?
https://www.winehq.org/winapi_stats
Thank you Faattori. Wow. It looks like it's getting really close. That's great news. ^_^
Samsai 1 Apr, 2017
Quoting: elbuglioneagain?

is not funny anymore
This is part of the codebase now, it will happen every time April 1st comes around. There's nothing you and me can do about it.
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