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Wine 1.4 Gears Up For Release With More Bug Fixes

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Published on 03 February 2012 06:37 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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After hitting an RC state last week, a second release candidate of Wine 1.4 is now available.

Wine 1.4-rc2 offers up more bug-fixes, which will continue to be the case until Wine 1.4 is ready for release at which point their Git code-base will move onto supporting the Wine 1.5 development efforts.

Per the notes on WineHQ.org for Wine 1.4-rc2, the bug-fixes in this second RC are scattered throughout.

Among the key features for Wine 1.4, the first major official release in nearly two years, are e better Shader Model 4.0 support, some ARM support, lots of fixes, an OpenCL wrapper, DOSBox integration, browser updates, X Input 2 support, better Direct3D 9.0 support, a better Internet Explorer, faster performance, JavaScript improvements, and the DIB engine.

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