Release 6.0-rc5

The Wine development release 6.0-rc5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

Bugs fixed in 6.0-rc5 (total 21):

  • #21987 Acrobat 7 tryout installer complains: "This Postscript Driver or Windows Platform (Win9x/Me) not supported" (winspool.drv missing level 8/global default printer settings handling)
  • #38166 Heroes of Might and Magic V performance issue: severe fps drop on certain maps
  • #41593 Molot VST 0.3.1 UI: some knobs are not rendered
  • #43852 Monkey Island Special Edition Collection: White screen and crash when starting Monkey1.exe
  • #44243 Spire and Serum VST plugins using Direct2D render very slowly
  • #44367 Multiple applications need d2d FillEllipse/DrawEllipse implementation (OP-X PRO II VST)
  • #44454 Windows Media Encoder 9 refuses to install
  • #44574 Microsoft Office 2013 client area is rendered black (Direct2D)
  • #45096 MPC-HC 1.7.13 displays a message box: "Error creating EVR Custom renderer", "DXVA2CreateDirect3DDeviceManager9 failed"
  • #47770 Waves Central plugin installation fails
  • #47824 Remote Life 1.2 demo terminates with 'Cannot load library nw_elf.dll'
  • #48142 shell32:appbar tests fail on some Windows 10 machines
  • #49010 ilok license manager: doesn't connect to the activation server as in 4.0.2
  • #49356 Saya No Uta (a.k.a. The Song of Saya) crashes when launching
  • #49771 ntdll:exception causes an unhandled segmentation fault
  • #50241 Vertical Text in NL5 schematic doesn't display correctly
  • #50304 Control-C exits winedbg instead of stopping the inferior
  • #50397 dlls/d3dcompiler_43/tests/hlsl_d3d11.c: error: unknown field ‘Texture2D’ specified in initializer
  • #50408 wineboot crash to due getaddrinfo() returning NULL ai_canonname
  • #50420 Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition crashes on startup
  • #50423 dlls/devenum/mediacatenum.c: | function ‘property_bag_Read’ | error: unknown field ‘cPins2’ specified in initializer