By Tom Wickline
What’s new in this release:
- Beginnings of Vulkan support.
- Direct3D multi-threaded command stream enabled by default.
- Multisample textures enabled by default.
- Support for game controllers through SDL.
- Support for loading CIL-only .Net binaries.
- Various bug fixes.
The source is
Bugs fixed in 3.3 (total 35):
7284 Max Payne 2 light reflections on people are too bright and blocky
9914 Implement a Kerberos provider for SSPI
10347 Action Replay Code Manager crashes on start up
14336 BCG tooltips don’t display correctly (Foxit PDF Reader)
19508 Multiple games fail to start after CreateDCW(DIB or DIRDIB) error (Cosmology of Kyoto, Secret of the Luxor, Pingu, Pettson and Findus, many Klik & Play games)
32186 Multiple kernel drivers crash on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.KeWaitForMultipleObjects (Franson VSerial service ‘bizvserialnt.sys’, VSphere 6.0 ‘hcmon.sys’)
32802 Janetter 18.104.22.168 fails to start properly and gives an error saying: “Backend server cannot init”
36143 Symantec Norton 360 installer reports ‘This product is not compatible with this computer’s current operating system’ (RtlVerifyVersionInfo doesn’t handle major/minor/service pack condition mask properly)
37025 Photo Renamer 3.x/4.x crashes on startup
37852 Sentinel HASP ‘hardlock.sys’ kernel driver custom imports resolver can’t cope with many ‘ntoskrnl.exe’ functions being fowarded to ‘ntdll.dll’ (Minitab 16 fails to start)
38661 64-bit .NET CLR/managed executables can’t be run by Wine loader (entry point not set to mscoree.dll _CorExeMain/_CorDllMain)(Demoscene ‘Coronoid’, Rust, SIGMA Photo Pro 6)
39500 DRM kernel drivers used by some game demos crash on unimplemented function hal.dll.KeQueryPerformanceCounter (Secret Files: Tunguska, Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper)
39970 Bankperfect 22.214.171.1243 defect
40002 Edit control is not repainted on focus change
42468 Broken msxml text nodes escaping
42592 The Witcher 3 has poor performance (buffer access flags are ignored)
42820 Multiple games (The Witness, Just Cause 2) require D3D11 multisample textures
42851 The BaiduMusic can not be launched
43041 Multiple application installers crash due to missing message string for 0x800b0100 (TRUST_E_NOSIGNATURE) (CodeXL 2.3, RT Se7en Lite)
43351 x64dbg needs kernel32.dll CreateRemoteThreadEx in Win7+ mode
43520 Magic The Gathering Online – corrupted rendering of CMYK jpegs
43740 GenerateMips not implemented for d3d10 (Just Cause 2)
44255 Wolf RPG Editor: Game.exe zombifies upon quit
44265 Options dialog triggers exception upon close in Windows Media Player 6.4
44279 Wine can’t enumerate HID device that is based on Bluetooth (a Wiimote)
44460 Wine’s loader should prevent multiple executable mappings of images (dlls) backed by the same physical file (long path vs. short path)
44462 Stuttering/Low fps in Unigine Valley
44473 glyph overlap in Delphi editor
44486 Stack overflow in The Witness, The Witcher 3 (multisample texture location loading)
44542 Multiple Vista+ UAC-aware applications need support for execution level information in manifest data/activation context
44556 SYN_DROPPED undeclared on Linux < 2.6.39
44578 ShellDispatch::BrowseForFolder is not implemented
44593 Improve Wine loader diagnostic output for .NET (IL) applications in case of ‘mscoree.dll’ load failures
44628 BaiduMusic needs dwmapi.DwmSetIconicThumbnail (stub)
44636 Sentinel HASP ‘hardlock.sys’ kernel driver access to CR4 via %ESI register operand not handled in ntoskrnl emulate_instruction
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