Release 6.16

The Wine development release 6.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial version of a HID-based joystick backend.
  • Improved high-DPI theming support.
  • More preparation work for the GDI syscall interface.
  • Better CodeView support in WineDump.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 6.16 (total 36):

  • #11146 RootsMagic 3.2.x crashes when using 'Publisher' feature
  • #22741 Enterprise Architect 6.5: crash when generating RTF document
  • #23382 NVIDIA Demo: Cascades crashes on unimplemented function d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CreateFontA
  • #25359 Internet Explorer 4 setup crashes
  • #27737 NVIDIA D3D SDK 10 Lightning Sample crashes on unimplemented function d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CreateSprite
  • #27738 Multiple NVIDIA D3D SDK 10 example applications crash on unimplemented function d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CreateFontW
  • #37310 MMS Buchfuehrung und Bilanz fails during online update
  • #37771 32bit Virtualbox 4.0.8 fails to start on Wow64 wine prefix
  • #38010 VPython 6.11: python2.7.9 crashes when importing visual
  • #38136 Clickr: missing letters
  • #38640 Cygwin/MSYS2 compiled Hello World program couldn't display output in pure Linux console
  • #38867 Homesite+ (v5.5): Using keyboard shortcut for indenting text wipes out text (but undo restores to correct result)
  • #38868 Homesite+ (v5.5): If caps-lock is on, exiting Extended Find dialog results in caps-lock state being toggled
  • #39139 Microsoft Return of Arcade Anniversary Edition setup spawns DelUS.bat which never closes and consumes 100% CPU
  • #39873 Sumatra PDF 3.1.1 - Wine crashes during reading PDF
  • #40862 Kingsoft Office 2012 displays a gray editor window with invisible text
  • #45200 Hitman (2016) doesn't launch in Direct3D 12 mode
  • #49542 vkGetInstanceProcAddr shouldn't return an address for missing functions
  • #50405 RTL_USER_PROCESS_PARAMETERS.EnvironmentSize field is not set in process parameters
  • #50412 Wrong check for needed access rights in QueryServiceConfig2
  • #51221 Dangerous Water crash when starting a Multiplayer game (requires IDirectPlay8Server_EnumServiceProviders implementation)
  • #51302 NASCAR '15 Victory Edition gets in infinite loop on launch
  • #51304 d3dcompiler_43:hlsl_d3d9 and d3dcompiler_47:hlsl_d3d9 fail on AMD GPUs (cw-rx460)
  • #51547 Comet Busters doesn't start (reports 'Could not load shapes. Probably not enough memory.')
  • #51550 Unable to run wine at all, could not load kernel32.dll.
  • #51553 Purple bitmap should be transparent in scrollbar theming
  • #51570 Tetris (16bit) has regressions in gdi32
  • #51590 services:service fails when the KDE taskbar is at the top
  • #51614 NtGdiSetLayout is missing call to release_dc_ptr(dc)
  • #51620 TemTem crashes before main menu
  • #51626 Star Citizen crashes on launch
  • #51632 Downloading Wine-Mono through appwiz hangs/fails
  • #51635 wine fails to build with glibc 2.34
  • #51642 EverQuest fails to log in
  • #51668 mscoree tests fail, .NET executables usually fail to run
  • #51671 Random Dungeon: Can't show load screen.