Release 7.9

The Wine development release 7.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Preliminary work towards PE conversion of macOS driver.
  • A number of fixes for test failures on Windows.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 7.9 (total 35):

  • #14841 ntdll:file tests are flaky
  • #19183 "make test" still fails on d3d9/tests/visual.c
  • #28220 kernel32/process.ok: test fails when redirected
  • #28508 user32:monitor tests fail occasionally
  • #34782 crypt32/chain tests crash with gcc-4.8.1 (win64)
  • #39346 Lego Rock Raiders crashes on startup (d3drm_device_init doesn't handle device version 3 case)
  • #45959 Editpad Lite 7 GUI not rendered correctly
  • #45960 Editpad Lite 7 displays empty boxes instead of text in some menus
  • #49285 PNotesPortable crashes inside WritePrivateProfileStructW
  • #50462 Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 crashes on startup (needs {4a2286e0-7bef-11ce-9bd9-0000e202599c} CLSID_CMpegAudioCodec)
  • #51104 mf:mf crashes on Windows + AMD/NVidia
  • #51283 d3d8:device breaks evr:evr on w7u-2qxl
  • #51297 d3d8:visual & d3d9:visual, test_sample_mask() fails on Nvidia (cw-gtx560)
  • #51298 d3d8:visual: lighting_test() fails on Windows 10 >= 2004
  • #51376 Wine causes PC to lock or crash wine when loading more than 1 VST addon into WaveLab 6
  • #51612 Stellaris launcher (Paradox) does not launch
  • #51680 nsi:nsi test_ip_neighbour() fails on unreachable link local entry
  • #51783 The ieframe:webbrowser output is too big in Wine
  • #51827 d3dx10_34:d3dx10 crashes on all versions of Windows
  • #52686 DateAdd not implemented
  • #52751 winetricks nocrashdialog no longer works properly with Wine 7.5(but works with 7.4)
  • #52761 mscoree:mscoree test fails without a display or console
  • #52821 Cxbx Reloaded needs unimplemented function msvcp140_atomic_wait.dll.__std_atomic_wait_direct
  • #52848 Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15: Typed characters not spaced correctly
  • #52874 win32u change prevents chromium from starting
  • #52892 The 64-bit ntdll:thread fails on w7pro64 and w864
  • #52908 mf:mf - The 64-bit test_wma_decoder() fails on 64-bit Debian 11 + Intel
  • #52914 mf:mf - The 64-bit test_h264_decoder() fails on 64-bit Debian 11 + Intel GPU
  • #52937 msvcr110:msvcr110 fails on Windows with the UTF-8 codepage
  • #52961 crypt32:str - test_CertGetNameString() fails on Windows 7
  • #52969 mshtml:script fails on up-to-date Windows 8.1 machines
  • #52970 kernelbase:process breaks lz32:lzexpand_main on Windows 1809+
  • #52975 VTFEdit fails to start: err:module:LdrInitializeThunk "MSVCP80.dll" failed to initialize, aborting
  • #53004 63ce060e causes a white border line in winecfg
  • #53015 winscp bookmark adding error