The WineHQ Wine development release 2.4 is now available for Linux and Mac

By Tom Wickline

The WineHQ Wine development release 2.4 is now available for Linux and Mac

What’s new in this release:

  • Built-in implementation of cryptographic hashes.
  • Mono engine updated with upstream fixes.
  • More Direct3D command stream work.
  • Simulated bold and italic in DirectWrite.
  • Improvements to the XML reader.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is

Bugs fixed in 2.4 (total 32):

10858 BlueByte Game Channel fails to install
14371 cleanup undefined members in vartest
29133 Gómez PEER fails to update
30378 Xuzhou network client crashes at start
33987 Secret Files 3 demo shows only some parts of background in ConfigTool
36599 winhttp/tests/winhttp.c: test_secure_connection() fails under valgrind
36600 valgrind shows a possible leak in winhttp/tests/winhttp.c
36608 valgrind shows a definite leak in xmllite/tests/writer.c
37436 Aliens vs. Predator (2010, Steam) crashes when loading save game
38793 Lotus Smartsuite 3.1 installer reports insufficient disk space
39685 Multiple applications crash on startup, need unimplemented function msvcr120.dll.??0event@Concurrency@@QAE@XZ (Rollcage Redux v1.3.8, ARC client, Playstation Now)
40798 ACDSee Pro 9 (64-bit) needs msvcr120.dll.??0event@Concurrency@@QEAA@XZ
40910 The Next BIG Thing can’t save the game (needs native xmllite)
41340 Unhandled page fault for Polaris Office Installer
41472 kolotibablo needs ntoskrnl.exe.KeAcquireInStackQueuedSpinLock
41684 unimplemented function uiautomationcore.dll.UiaClientsAreListening called in 32-bit code
41832 Galactic Civ 3 – ships are not visible
41951 Unimplemented function bcrypt.dll.BCryptDuplicateHash prevents DOOM from running
42209 Native Instruments Native Access 1.0.25 (R37) crashes on unimplemented function concrt140.dll.??1_ReentrantBlockingLock@details@Concurrency@@QAE@XZ
42239 Kontact 5.6 needs api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll._Wcsftime
42450 Unimplemented copy from WINED3D_LOCATION_TEXTURE_RGB to WINED3D_LOCATION_TEXTURE_SRGB for depth/stencil buffers.
42510 InternetOpenUrl does not send query parameters for HTTPS urls
42557 NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M detected as GeForce GTX 470
42559 Adobe Reader DC: No longer installs (Unimplemented function msi.dll.MsiGetComponentPathExW)
42575 Multiple applications need msvcp140.dll.?_LogScheduleTask@_TaskEventLogger@details@Concurrency@@QAEX_N@Z
42576 Poedit crashes on start on unimplemented function msvcp140.dll.?_Reset@_ContextCallback@details@Concurrency@@AAEXXZ
42578 WSAStringToAddress fails to parse IP v6 addresses with port number
42586 Adobe Reader DC crashes on startup (needs GetCurrentPackageFullName stub)
42603 Steep (Ubisoft) needs iphlpapi.dll.NotifyUnicastIpAddressChange
42625 Flushing file (int 0x21, ah=0x68) fails with access denied error in 16-bit code (affects QuickBooks 5.0)
42639 Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code (0x7eff5a34)
42641 winetricks ie8_kb2936068 installer fails with error

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From: Wine Reviews