Wine 1.5.4 released
Posted on: 05/12/2012 07:45 AM

The Wine development release 1.5.4 is now available

What's new in this release (see below for details):
- A new DirectSound resampler.
- A Negotiate authentication provider.
- OpenGL support in the DIB engine.
- Beginnings of support for .NET mixed assemblies.
- Support routines for Internationalized Domain Names.
- Various bug fixes.

The source is available from the following locations:

http://ibiblio.org/pub/linux/system/emulators/wine/wine-1.5.4.tar.bz2
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.5.4.tar.bz2

Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

http://www.winehq.org/download

You will find documentation on http://www.winehq.org/documentation

You can also get the current source directly from the git
repository. Check http://www.winehq.org/git for details.

Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.

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Bugs fixed in 1.5.4:

5253 Starcraft/Diablo/Battle.net crashes from font metrics problem
5703 SpartanDemo crashes
6775 Sony CD Architect 5.2 crashes on startup (msxml domdoc_createTextNode should access/treat input BSTR data as wide-character string)
9665 Kings Quest 8 "Mask of eternity" crashes at startup
12623 yBook: doesn't display page textures
14717 resampled sound is horrible
15508 Risk II crash while loading the game
17306 GTA2 Menu Discoloured and Unresponsive
17443 Launchpad Enhanced gets stuck in a loop trying to download updates
17631 LiteStep 0.3 refuses to install due to failing VC++ runtime detection in WinSxS (needs sxs.dll IAssemblyCache::QueryAssemblyInfo implementation)
17826 NotePad++ search in files
18130 VB APPS: Using edit controls context menu crashes application.
18223 Grim Fandango: unable to install
18231 Adobe Acrobat 7, 8 installers fail due to spooler service being disabled by default
18620 Braid puzzle problem
19643 Mankind: Page fault on program start
20220 Missing windowscodecs.dll.WICCreateImagingFactory_Proxy causes failure for many .NET 3.x/4.x (WPF) based installers/apps
21128 Envisioneer 4.5 Express Setup fails to write various data files under Application Data for the "Public" user
21616 Winamp uses 100% of CPU
21939 Several apps/games need "WMVCore.dll"
22060 regedit crashes when a long length key is renamed or deleted
22181 3D Maze screensaver doesn't work if fullscreen is enabled
22611 WriteWay crashes at startup saying "ActiveX component can't create object" and outputting OLE errors in terminal
22796 PopCap games installers crash with WinVer >= Vista (shell32 SHGetKnownFolderIDList stub needed)
23928 Missing clickable items in Monopoly Tycoon demo
24625 RSA SecurID Soft Token generator fails to start in 64 bit Ubuntu
24907 Can't write



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