Release 5.2

The Wine development release 5.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More compatible codepage mapping tables.
  • Support for using the null display driver as a real driver.
  • Better UTF-8 support in the Resource and Message Compilers.
  • Fixes for using ucrtbase as C runtime.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 5.2 (total 22):

  • #14697 OllyDbg 2.x freezes sometimes during processing of debug events (debug events can block completion of queued user APCs)
  • #18159 Lotus Approach (MDI app) has extra caption buttons and Control box
  • #18933 Free PDF to Word Doc converter doesn't work, window empty/hangs on launch (appinstall)
  • #34848 PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.213 crashes when switching between document tabs
  • #36059 Multiple Steam games fail to install DirectX runtime prerequisite, resulting in repeated install attempt on startup ('xinput1_3.dll' locked by client)
  • #36521 Star Wars rebellion update 1.01 crashes on start (quoted process command line only created with special 'My Documents' folder)
  • #43934 SumatraPDF 3.1.2 has very narrow buttons in its installer
  • #45462 PDF X-Change Viewer (all versions) cannot click dialog box in menu
  • #45481 Spintires: MudRunner crashes at launch
  • #46619 Lineage 2 crashes ( private server)
  • #46735 Multiple applications need Direct3DShaderValidatorCreate9() implementation (The Sims 2 demo, Armed Assault)
  • #47018 Multiple applications show transparent bitmap images on static controls with black background (comctl32 lacking support for painting 32-bit BMPv3 with alpha channel)
  • #47718 x86_64-w64-mingw32-strip strip dlls make wine failed start
  • #48122 Arturia MIDI Control Center crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.RtlIsNtDdiVersionAvailable
  • #48392 Multiple applications crash on unimplemented function WS2_32.dll.WSCSetApplicationCategory (Verbum 8, Lineage 2's SmartGuard 3.0)
  • #48408 mixthread monopolizes buffer_list_lock if WaitForSingleObject returns quickly, causing livelock and game freeze
  • #48424 xl-r8r: Crashes right after splash screen (apparently because vga.dll is missing)
  • #48480 dlls/krnl386.exe16 - thunk.c argument logic incorrect for CallProcEx32W16
  • #48489 .Net 4.7+ requires GpFontFamily to be referenced counted instead of cloning.
  • #48541 Affinity Photo trial (1.7.2) crashes:Call from 0x7b00fa3d to unimplemented function mscms.dll.WcsGetDefaultColorProfileSize
  • #48561 Cadence Allegro Professional 16.6 crashes at startup
  • #48571 Firefox 72.0.* crashes on every tab (unless dwrite is disabled)