Release 6.6

The Wine development release 6.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated to version 6.1.1, with upstream updates.
  • DWrite and DnsApi libraries converted to PE.
  • Plug & play driver support improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 6.6 (total 56):

  • #5162 Multiple applications need ITextServices::TxDraw and ITextServices::TxGetNaturalSize implementation (Google Talk, WebLoad, XMPSetup, ICQ 6.x, Kugou Music, QQ, Wechat, PVSYST)
  • #14179 Evil Twin Demo crash
  • #19533 Multiple applications need 'reg.exe' to support 'export' operation
  • #19626 Half-life engine's software rendering is ridiculously slow
  • #27528 Half Life Software Rendering completely wrong
  • #32640 Breath of Fire IV: Mouse is not visible on the installer
  • #32641 Breath of Fire IV: Crash on starting the game
  • #35650 CA ERWIN Data Modeler r7.x/8.x installer EULA can't be accepted (RichEdit: missing notification messages to parent for scroll event)
  • #37837 SteuerSparErklärung 2015: graphics missing when printing with graphics
  • #37996 Wine mono does not support https connection unless manually imports certification
  • #38409 Wine's task tray is not shown in the taskbar in KDE 5
  • #39494 Unused value in ME_RTFTblAttrHook (Coverity #1269505)
  • #40821 Multiple applications crash with stack overflow when setting IHTMLElement2::accessKey property (Java JRE 8 installer, RealNetworks RealPlayer 18.x)
  • #43437 Zanzarah game opens a black fullscreen window and then crashes
  • #45546 Magic The Gathering Arena updater: Unity fork of Mono-runtime reports 'Fatal error in gc, GetThreadContext failed' (suspension of Mono-managed threads sometimes exceed 100ms)
  • #46048 Crash while installing Neverwinter in Arc (native riched20 is a workaround)
  • #47296 Google drive crashes before login
  • #47460 King of Dragon Pass remastered Black Screen
  • #47970 Legends of Runeterra crashes at launch
  • #48123 Word 97 crashes after calling stub URLMoniker_ComposeWith
  • #48391 Dune2000 failed to show anything
  • #48412 Multiple games have lighting issue and textures blinking (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2)
  • #49192 Denuvo Anti-Cheat needs support for NtQuerySystemInformation 'SystemCodeIntegrityInformation' info class (Driver Signature Enforcement)
  • #49434 Wine builtin 'iexplore' crashes upon loading Google Account login page
  • #49740 Microsoft Flight Simulator crash after a black screen
  • #49756 Death Stranding requires windows.gaming.input.dll
  • #49897 winetricks dotnet45/dotnet452 hangs
  • #49954 Multiple games and applications need msvcp140_1._Aligned_get_default_resource (EVE Online Launcher, QT Creator 3.x, Kate, Snap Camera 1.11.x, Cppcheck 2.3)
  • #50054 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Online Multiplayer doesn't work
  • #50436 Upstream FAudio pkg-config file not found
  • #50492 Amazon Chime 4.x (.NET 4.5 app) reports 'Failed to InjectErrorHandlingScript, Unable to cast COM object of type 'System.__ComObject' to interface type 'mshtml.HTMLHeadElement''
  • #50517 Apps with GUI can't work on Apple Silicon Mac
  • #50673 FlatOut 2 crashes on launch
  • #50697 Multiple applications crash due to DHTMLEdit 'IOleObject::GetExtent' stub (Atomic Mail Sender 4.2x)
  • #50725 Nvidia FrameView 1.2 (Win10 app) crashes on unimplemented function tdh.dll.TdhLoadManifestFromBinary
  • #50742 FAR: Lone Sails is too dark with GL renderer
  • #50811 gdi32.res fails to compile when freetype pkg-config cflags contain "-pthread"
  • #50818 Mahou Shoujo Shoumou Sensen - DeadΩAegis (Trial) shows unreadable text in the message box.
  • #50841 sapi:resource fails on Windows >= 7
  • #50845 jscript crashes on internal assert(0) in PE build with clang
  • #50854 Multiple Windows 10 application installers refuse to install, requiring 'advapi32.dll' version >= 6.3.10000.0 (Elgato Stream Deck 4.9.3, Windows Admin Center 2103)
  • #50858 Regression: Wine doesn't run executables reside under home directory
  • #50867 wine start /unix stopped working in 6.5
  • #50873 reg.exe ignores /f parameter
  • #50874 MUSICUS!: fails to start with "wine: failed to load start.exe: 40000003"
  • #50875 HTMLElement_get_offsetParent crashes wine if a NULL offset parent is expected (VbsEdit)
  • #50885 PdfSharp creates invalid PDF files
  • #50902 HvManager requires websocket.dll
  • #50904 Altium Designer 17 crashes since wine-6.5
  • #50905 Wine fails to execute binaries if a dependent placeholder DLL in C:\windows\system32 is missing
  • #50912 Wine control panel fails to launch applets
  • #50914 Application specific dll overrides broken since Wine 6.5
  • #50916 Multiple applications need DHTMLEdit to support 'IOleControl' '{B196B288-BAB4-101A-B69C-00AA00341D07}' (Atomic Mail Sender 4.x)
  • #50917 Solid Edge 15: Hangs on Save, needs VT_BLOB support when writing properies
  • #50933 00c4:err:regedit:wWinMain failed to restart 64-bit L"C:\windows\system32\regedit.exe", err 2 (and Wow6432Node key gone)
  • #50937 mscoree tests fail with "Compilation failed"