The WineHQ Wine development release 2.5 is now available for Linux and Mac

By Tom Wickline

The WineHQ Wine development release 2.5 is now available for Linux and Mac

What’s new in this release:

  • Support for message-mode named pipes.
  • Translation of version resources through po files.
  • Transform feedback support in Direct3D.
  • Scheduler classes in C++ runtime.
  • Better scrolling in popup menus.
  • More improvements to the XML reader.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is

Bugs fixed in 2.5 (total 30):

17195 Multiple applications and games need support for named pipe message mode (NamedPipe datagrams need to be _really_ datagrams)
23302 Not standard background color in Wine configuration
32925 WinUAE 2.5.1 beta crashes on unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.GetVolumeInformationByHandleW
33899 Mouse moves screen in fullscreen.
34676 Gas Guzzlers Combat Carnage Demo needs msvcp100.dll.?is_current_task_group_canceling@Concurrency@@YA_NXZ
37402 WideCharToMultiByte is supposed to reject invalid flags
37887 SteuerSparErklärung 2015: crashes when importing a receipt on unimplemented function msvcr120.dll.?_Trace_ppl_function@Concurrency@@YAXABU_GUID@@EW4ConcRT_EventType@1@@Z
38526 QTravel, part of Qstarz PC Suite (Q2000) v3.x crashes on startup
40328 Rayman 3 Crashes loading 2nd level.
40465 The sting demo is mainly black
40480 Skyrim crashes with “wined3d_texture_load Failed to load location (srgb 0).”
40789 Rayman 3 Crashes on first lv.
41213 Elder Scrolls Online requires more than 16 samplers in pixel shaders with D3D11 renderer
41757 Natsuiro Asagao Residence (demo): fails to detect Japanese environment.
42017 Silence d3d11_immediate_context_OMSetBlendState spam at console
42050 wine-mono 4.6.4 System.argumentException (APB Reloaded)
42271 Final Fantasy X needs msvcr110.dll.__crtUnhandledException
42621 Unimplemented function msvcr120.dll.?_Trace_ppl_function@Concurrency@@YAXAEBU_GUID@@EW4ConcRT_EventType@1@@Z
42626 unimplemented function msvcr110.dll.__crtUnhandledException
42629 Galactic Civilization 3 fails to run
42656 ACDSee Pro 10 needs msvcp140.dll.?_Schedule_chore@details@Concurrency@@YAHPEAU_Threadpool_chore@12@@Z
42657 ACDSee Pro 9 needs msvcr120.dll.?Alloc@Concurrency@@YAPEAX_K@Z
42658 Playstation Now needs msvcr120.dll.?Alloc@Concurrency@@YAPAXI@Z
42665 Mafia III launcher fails to start (needs uiautomationcore.dll.UiaLookupId)
42670 Mafia III launcher fails to start (needs uiautomationcore.dll.UiaGetReservedMixedAttributeValue)
42671 Mafia III launcher fails to start (needs uiautomationcore.dll.UiaGetReservedNotSupportedValue)
42684 Steep (Ubisoft) needs iphlpapi.dll. GetUnicastIpAddressTable
42688 Native Acces crashes on unimplemented msvcp140.dll.?__ExceptionPtrCompare@@YA_NPBX0@Z
42700 Mafia III stops after launching (needs api-ms-win-core-quirks-l1-1-0.dll.QuirkIsEnabled3)
42703 Excel 2010 does not work: unimplemented function oleaut32.dll.GetAltMonthNames

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From: Wine Reviews