Wine 8.0 continues in the release candidate stages. RC4 just released, and with it are 25 bug fixes (remember, Wine 8.0 is in feature freeze; only bugs are getting ironed out at this point). Gaming-related fixes have been added for Guild Wars, Petz 4, and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth. Patch notes are as follows:

  • #48553 Catia (CAD software) refuse to run installation on newest wine (<=4.18)
  • #51268 Assembler messages: Error: no such instruction: `xsavec (%esp)'
  • #51301 Any action that locks the cursor into place inside the Roblox Client window causes the cursor to freeze
  • #51420 Running any program in Wine causes 100% cpu usage in Xorg
  • #52089 d2d1:d2d1 fails in test_draw_geometry() on Wine
  • #52152 comctl32:edit gets unexpected heights in test_text_position_style() on Windows 10 1809+
  • #52429 Guild Wars: login not possible
  • #52557 GetNetworkParams loops forever on musl
  • #52749 winetricks dotnet35sp1: printfilterpipelinesvc.exe crashes in background
  • #52932 comctl32:edit & user32:edit have test_char_from_pos() failures on Windows with the UTF-8 codepage
  • #52994 mstask:task_trigger - test_GetNextRunTime() fails in Wine on date change
  • #53382 Slow rendering when connected to external monitor
  • #53536 ntdll:rtl - The 32-bit RtlUlonglongByteSwap() breaks test_RtlDecompressBuffer() on Windows
  • #53583 FindNLSStringEx reimplementation doesn’t match native
  • #53671 No objects are being rendered in any DX10/11 apps with older GPU drivers
  • #53837 HS_hevo_gc 8.6.1.2 fails to install
  • #54045 ntdll:rtl - test_RtlIpv6StringToAddress() fails on Windows 11
  • #54151 xactengine3_7:xact3 crashes when no speaker is connected
  • #54172 ddraw:ddraw1, ddraw:ddraw2, ddraw:ddraw4, ddraw:ddraw7 - test_window_position() gets the size of the wrong screen in Wine
  • #54180 Petz 4 has corrupt .pet files at startup
  • #54210 Wine fails to compile with Linux 4.11 headers (use of undefined AT_HWCAP2)
  • #54218 RTLD_SELF use breaks musl build since 8.0-rc1
  • #54263 Build of 7.22 fails with mingw-w64 10.0
  • #54264 Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 crashes on exit in xactengine notification callback
  • #54287 wineconsole: alternate screen buffer does not work

Patch notes can also been seen on WineHQ.

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