Release 7.8

The Wine development release 7.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • X11 and OSS drivers converted to PE.
  • WoW64 support in the sound drivers.
  • Number formatting using the new locale database.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 7.8 (total 37):

  • #18635 Adobe Lightroom 2.3: Menu bar is hidden
  • #43208 Assassin's Creed IV - Black Flag Hangs tightly
  • #43995 Uplay - Assassin's Creed 4 Black Flag won't start
  • #45388 user32:edit fails on Traditional Chinese and Korean locales
  • #48045 comdlg32:filedlg crashes or times out randomly
  • #48048 urlmon:protocol - The ftp test fails on Vista to Windows 8
  • #51181 d3d10core:d3d10core fails systematically on AMD GPUs
  • #51407 kernel32:time, msvcrt:time and shlwapi:ordinal fail in Wine because Hindi is Unicode-only
  • #51460 oleaut32:vartest has a todo because Wine uses an outdated currency symbol for Swiss Francs
  • #51619 advapi32:registry fails in Wine because French & German timezone name translations are too long
  • #52079 oleacc:main crashes randomly on Windows 10 1709+
  • #52149 user32:dialog fails in test_DialogBoxParam() on current Windows 10 21H1
  • #52362 Powershell Core 7 installer hangs forever on Chinese locale (LC_ALL=zh_CN.UTF-8)
  • #52554 Serbian locale mapping cause crash on multiple installshield wizards
  • #52559 kernel32:resource times out since 2021-12-29 at two win10 testbot systems.
  • #52684 Command and Conquer Generals (and C&C Zero Hour) have no ground textures
  • #52704 FreeHand 9 demo: invalid handle exception (0xc0000008) when attaching uxtheme.dll
  • #52743 cannot write to _fdopen'ed stdout when running in docker
  • #52771 Wine console creation breaks comctl32:button, dinput:keyboard, user32:dialog, user32:input, user32:monitor and user32:win
  • #52828 Incorrect instruments in MIDI playback over ALSA
  • #52845 Recent versions of chromium have broken sandbox again
  • #52847 GetACP() returns CP_UTF8 on some debian VM
  • #52856 kernel32:process fails when Wine has no Unix terminal
  • #52857 msvcp140:msvcp140 fails in Windows 8.1 on the cw-rx460 machine
  • #52858 kernel32:file fails in Windows 8.1 on the cw-rx460 machine
  • #52861 kernel32:locale fails on Windows 10 1709
  • #52864 windows.media.speech:speech has a refcount failure on all Windows 10 versions
  • #52865 windows.media.speech:speech has a Windows 10 1507-specific failure
  • #52866 vbscript:run fails in Wine in Arabic and Hebrew
  • #52867 Multiple applications crash because of ResolveLocaleName stub (dnSpy, dotnet-sdk-5.0.100-win-x64, Metatogger 7.2)
  • #52869 kernel32:locale - test_CompareStringA() fails on Windows with a UTF-8 code page
  • #52871 oleaut32:vartest has failures in Wine in the Arabic and Hebrew locales
  • #52887 Get-Computerinfo from NoPowershell crashes
  • #52904 kernel32:locale breaks oleaut32:varformat on Wine in the French locale
  • #52922 The Evil Within crashes before entering the main menu using Vulkan renderer
  • #52924 Guilty Gear XX #Reload: black screen since wine 5.0
  • #52953 GuiPy crashes on unimplemented function xmllite.dll.CreateXmlReaderInputWithEncodingCodePage