Release 7.0-rc1

The Wine development release 7.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 7.0. It marks the beginning of the yearly code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing and report any issue that you find, to help us make 7.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Reimplementation of the WinMM joystick driver.
  • All Unix libraries converted to the syscall-based interface.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 7.0-rc1 (total 32):

  • #39244 scrrun:filesystem BOM tests fail in the Korean and Chinese locales
  • #47865 comctl32:propsheet: Different button order for some RTL locales in Windows 1809?
  • #51049 Sea of Thieves crash when entering a lobby
  • #51220 version:info - In Wine the GetFileVersionInfoEx() checks fail in non-English locales
  • #51396 cl.exe 64bit fails with internal compiler error, needs support for separated code segments in vcruntime140_1
  • #51413 winegcc options with multiple '=' are not handled correctly
  • #51748 NIK Dfine2 crashes/hangs (worked before)
  • #51821 EVE Online Client Crashes Due to differences in how Wine and Windows handle LdrGetDllPath with dwFlags 0x8 and relative path
  • #51833 GetModuleFileNameW no longer works with large buffers
  • #51844 winedbg command line arguments are not quoted properly
  • #51886 YouTube Movie Maker crashes on unimplemented function gdiplus.dll.GdipSaveAddImage
  • #51913 dinput8:device fails on cw-gtx560 and cw-rx460
  • #51915 character just run to the left and everything
  • #51946 cMUD 3.34 installer crashes
  • #51987 Multiple GUI elements are not rendered when using a theme
  • #52003 Stack overflow inside xml2.xmlXPathInit function.
  • #52060 BCryptExportKey is not implemented for BCRYPT_RSAFULLPRIVATE_BLOB
  • #52076 Wrong icons placement when using a theme
  • #52080 Light Blue theme causes broken UI in multiple apps (OpenMPT, dgVoodoo Control Panel)
  • #52106 dxva2:dxva2 fails in test_progressive_device() on cw-rx460 (AMD)
  • #52109 DTS Encoder Suite crashes on start
  • #52116 World of Warships: garbled textures and GL_INVALID_OPERATION errors due to invalid PBO access
  • #52120 Everquest launcher crash with Wine 6.22
  • #52129 EnumCalendarInfo hangs indefinitely when iterating over optional calendars
  • #52132 DeviceCapabilities(DC_PAPERSIZE) returns wrong size
  • #52141 NetAPI detection in configure is broken
  • #52147 osu! fails to load some skin elements of certain skins
  • #52173 Kodi crashes on unimplemented function wsdapi.dll.WSDCreateDiscoveryProvider
  • #52176 Houkago Cinderella - Promotion Edition doesn't start up due to stack overflow.
  • #52184 Initial breakpoint absent when debugging under WinDbg/CDB (build 22000.1)
  • #52190 Glyph (access portal for Rift) crashes on start
  • #52191 Null pointer dereference in MPEG3_StreamConvert