The WineHQ Wine development release 2.6 is now available for Linux and Mac

By Tom Wickline

The WineHQ Wine development release 2.6 is now available for Linux and Mac

What’s new in this release:

  • Multi-threaded command stream in Direct3D.
  • More Shader Model 5 instructions.
  • More support for 3D textures.
  • Better font transformations in DirectWrite.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is

Bugs fixed in 2.6 (total 25):

2624 In dialogs, an incorrect extra WM_ERASEBKGND is sent after WM_PAINT
22220 TNR MoonLight 2.31.122 works incorrectly
27638 combined hindi text like nna kra causes the keyboard cursor to go far off
29997 StudioTax 2011 crashes during installation
30684 Mono: GroupBox draws border line after text
38213 Japanese vertical text incorrected
39856 Regedit: Default registry key is not the same as on Windows
40508 The Witness: black screen on start (32-bit version)
40628 Multiple games need msvcr110.dll.?_Id@_CurrentScheduler@details@Concurrency@@SAIXZ (World of Tanks v0.9.15, Bethesda.net Launcher, Train Fever)
40786 Legacy of kain Defiance to crashes when called by script
41403 Ri-li 2.0.1: No window content shown (just title bar)
41774 Rogue operatives – only white screen in game with HUD
41995 Neverwinter Online broken graphics and game crash with DX11
42352 The Solus Project: Backend can’t handle opcode gather4
42449 Multiple apps need function msvcr120.dll.fesetround (0 A.D., BeamNG.drive)
42655 Aliens vs. Predator (2010) needs d3dx11_42.dll.D3DX11FilterTexture
42707 World of Warships: Cannot display inventory and clan screens
42736 scanf doesn’t work as expected when using format string contains non-ascii chars
42747 DevExpress .NET Installer needs function uiautomationcore.dll.UiaReturnRawElementProvider
42748 Flickering, disappearing text in Steam client user interface (DirectWrite enabled)
42762 Multiple 64-bit games no longer start with a seh unwind error (No Man’s Sky (GOG), Witcher 3, Gal*Gun Double Peace)
42774 WinHttpQueryAuthSchemes fails to return the correct supported value for multiple WWW-Authenticate
42782 Wine iexplore crashes loading http://news.theraoffice.com
42799 Neverwinter Online needs SM4 retc instruction
42803 Large data received on a 401 error causes authentication to fail

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