Wine 5.20 Released With 36 Bug-Fixes
The latest development release of the Wine Is Not An Emulator Windows API re-implementation has game specifix fixes for Alice Madness Return, Backpacker 3: Americana, Capella no yakusoku, Metro Exodus, Red Evil and Stellaris. There's also several general fixes that make a long list of games run better in Wine 5.20. Audio mixing and audio handling in general should be better with this release.
The latest Wine release was, as usual, dominated by developers employed by the Codeweavers corporation. Hans Leidekker contributed nearly thirty improvements to the the DSS cryptographic provider, Esme Povirk contributed code improving Wine's handling of PNG files in
windowscodecs, there's 50 small fixes to windowless RichEdit by Huw D. M. Davies and Nikolay Sivov contributed a whole 57 different improvement to Wine 5.20, most of which are related to Wine's audio mixer and audio handling.
Michael Stefaniuc, who is not part of the Codeweavers brotherhood, changed code all over the code-base so it now uses wide-char string literals. Tjat puts him in third place in terms of commits to this release with a score of 40 commits in total.
33 different people contributed to Wine 5.20 with less than 10 commits.
|Codeweavers||Huw D. M. Davies||50|
|Red Hat||Michael Stefaniuc]||40|
|Contributors with less than 10 commits|
The change-log lists 36 different bugs as being closed with the release of Wine 5.20.