Release 5.8

The Wine development release 5.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Plug & Play device notifications.
  • More support for building with Clang in MSVC mode.
  • Still more progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Initial implementation of a GIF encoder.
  • Vulkan spec update.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 5.8 (total 44):

  • #17233 Zanzarah game opens a black fullscreen window and then crashes (needs support for IDirectDraw7::EnumSurfaces 'DDENUMSURFACES_CANBECREATED')
  • #32337 ABBYY FineReader 11 trial version crashes when trying to activate the production (RichEdit control incorrectly returns failure for EM_SETREADONLY)
  • #34495 Total War: Shogun 2 (Steam): character models are fixed sideways with NVIDIA drivers
  • #37388 GTA IV fails to launch (using XLiveLess)
  • #38495 Origin crashes when launching a game
  • #39534 Bad Mojo Redux crashes on start (ddraw1_vtbl and ddraw_surface1_vtbl need to be writable)
  • #39649 Anno 1701 doesn't show images in ANNOpedia when anti-aliasing enabled
  • #40311 Processing of 'DeviceIoControl' calls doesn't corresponds to specification
  • #40820 Karaoke DVD Burner v1.0 crashes when attempting to 'Create and Burn' (missing 'CLSID_FileWriter', clsid '{8596E5F0-0DA5-11d0-BD21-00A0C911CE86}')
  • #40894 Warcraft 3: Crash on starting the game
  • #42313 64-bit Process Hacker 2.39.124 crashes when attempting to inspect any process
  • #42326 Darsksiders Warmastered Edition crashes on startup
  • #42555 Units are invisible in Shogun: Total War battle map
  • #43454 Multiple installers and applications crash on unhandled exception 0x000006ba inside NdrAsyncClientCall (ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional)
  • #43765 RSpec-Explorer windows are sometimes unresponsive to keyboard and mouse input
  • #44216 The 4Th coming crashes
  • #45377 StreetFighter V Arcade Edition (Steam) custom protection scheme requires pids/tids to be multiples of four
  • #45774 Multiple games and applications show black screen or have broken user interface rendering (Ragnarok Online kRO, Microsoft Expression Design 4)
  • #45839 Qt 5.8 SDK installer needs 'IFileSystem.MoveFile' method implementation for maintenance tool creation step
  • #46377 The Bat!: weird behaviour of program icon on the KDE taskbar
  • #46949 DDraw games using older windowed mode wrappers such as DirectX Windower Embedded v2.3/D3D Windower v1.x crash (ddraw_palette_vtbl and ddraw_surface{1,2,3,4,7}_vtbl need to be writable)
  • #47621 Command link buttons in task dialog are displayed in wrong style
  • #47623 Acronis Disk Director 12 installer fails in 'MsiFltSrvInstall64' custom action (Acronis Storage Filter Management Driver 'fltsrv.sys')
  • #47690 Notepad++ shows no ligatures for Fira Code font, when used with DirectWrite backend
  • #47999 Gif pictures stored in PE files are not loaded into HTML web pages via Res protocol
  • #48308 KERNEL32.dll.SetEnvironmentStringsW function needed for GoG Galaxy 2 beta
  • #48586 d3d tests broke on cw-gtx560-64 due to recent user32/tests changes
  • #48738 cmd.exe crashes when running certain batch files
  • #48857 Tokyo Xanadu eX+: game crashes when trying to play videos with builtin quartz
  • #48920 Can't quit Legends of Runeterra by closing virtual desktop window (stack overflow) (5.6 regression)
  • #48927 Heap buffer underflow in TiffFrameDecode_ReadTile when decoding 1x1 4bpp RGBA image
  • #48984 Riot Vanguard (Riot Games) 'vgk.sys' crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.{vswprintf_s,swprintf_s}
  • #48985 Riot Vanguard (Riot Games) 'vgk.sys' crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.ZwFlushBuffersFile
  • #48987 Riot Vanguard (Riot Games) 'vgk.sys' crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.{wcscat_s,wcscpy_s}
  • #49005 Listview header occasionally fails to redraw when list is scrolled vertically
  • #49011 Multiple games and applications cause wineserver crash in Wine 5.7
  • #49034 Enlarge list width in font selection dialog
  • #49043 iLok License Manager daemon 'LDSvc.exe' crashes on startup (PACE copy protection spuriously fails to get/set thread context of newly created threads)
  • #49064 Riot Vanguard (Riot Games) v0.3.3 'vgk.sys' crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.RtlDuplicateUnicodeString
  • #49068 'Access violation in riched20.dll' with certain GOG.com installers
  • #49086 Blindwrite 7.0 'ezplay.sys' crashes in driver entry point
  • #49087 Blindwrite 7.0 'ezplay.sys' needs ntoskrnl.exe.RtlCopyMemoryNonTemporal
  • #49088 Acronis Storage Filter Management Driver 'fltsrv.sys' crashes on unimplemented function 'ntoskrnl.exe.IoIs32bitProcess'
  • #49090 The Witcher: Enhanced Edition: tooltips, object descriptions are wrongly displayed