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Wine 1.4 Moves Closer To Release With RC4

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Published on 17 February 2012 05:39 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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Another week has passed in the Wine world since it went into code-freeze in late January and so now there's another release candidate available.

Wine 1.4-rc4 was released this Friday as the latest weekly release candidate for the forthcoming 1.4 release. Being in a code freeze, there's only bug-fixes going into these updates.

For reference, Wine 1.2 had seven release candidates before it went gold two years ago. A Wine 1.4 release in March jives with the articles that have been reported previously.

For a list of some of the prominent features of Wine 1.4, see this Phoronix article.

The Wine 1.4-rc4 announcement can be found on WineHQ.org.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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