Release 6.20

The Wine development release 6.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • MSXml, XAudio, DInput and a few other modules converted to PE.
  • A few system libraries are bundled with the source to support PE builds.
  • HID joystick is now the only supported joystick backend in DirectInput.
  • Better support for MSVCRT builds in Winelib.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 6.20 (total 29):

  • #30600 Emergency 3 crashes on start
  • #34297 Allow reconnecting to disconnected joysticks
  • #36796 Mozilla Firefox 13.0 crashes on startup if run in Windows Vista+ mode (D3D10CreateEffectFromMemory needs more complete Direct3D 10 DXBC parser)
  • #38696 Messy screen in DxTex.exe
  • #41080 Need For Speed Most Wanted 2005 not working after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04
  • #41317 WOLF RPG Editor: Gamepad axis value not recalculated after deadzone change results in ghost input events
  • #41700 "Install Now" and "Customize installation" buttons are invisible in Python 3.5.2 installer
  • #42137 DirectInput needs to join both Xbox shoulder triggers into a single axis (aka half-axis problem)
  • #42434 Gamepad listed twice
  • #42695 Path of Exile fails to start when launching with dx11 enabled with message "Failed to create WIC factory" (CoCreateInstance() called in uninitialized apartment)
  • #47387 Victor Vran has no sound
  • #49296 ZWCAD 2020: the program doesn't start (using mono)
  • #49887 "EA Desktop" installer fails.
  • #50758 Vbscript does not handle recursive calls
  • #51105 Diablo 2: Resurrected (D2R) stays black
  • #51385 DTS Encoder Suite won't start in Wine 6.0.1
  • #51564 Can't run 16bit programs when built without mingw
  • #51574 swscanf_s with %zu fails for valid value
  • #51583 Tetris crashes due to "visual styles"
  • #51707 Rise of the Tomb Raider stops the process before entering the main menu
  • #51749 Wine 6.17 fails to build under Slackware64 Current with multilib
  • #51797 Input lag with controller in Wine 6.18
  • #51802 Theming on 16-bit application breaks their UI
  • #51846 Standard library call fopen(..., "wx") not recognized - causes destruction of data
  • #51863 QuantumClient.exe from Raymarine SDK needs dhcpcsvc6.dll
  • #51871 PSScript fails with 0x80041002 (WBEM_E_NOT_FOUND) ( system property L"__Derivation" not implemented)
  • #51892 Program DSP-408.exe returns Assertion Failed error in afxwin1.ini line 418
  • #51894 ucrtbase:misc fails on some Windows 10 1607 and 1709
  • #51902 Project CARS 2 keyboard keys aren't responsive