Wine 1.6 Is One Step Closer To Being Released
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 21 June 2013 at 02:46 PM EDT. Add A Comment
Continuing in the weekly drops until Wine 1.6 is officially baked, Wine 1.6-rc3 was released this afternoon and has more bug-fixes.

Since going into the release candidate phase two weeks ago, no new features are being introduced into the Wine trunk code-base but only bug-fixes under this code freeze. As such, Wine 1.6-rc3 isn't too exciting unless you were impacted by one of the 30 bugs officially fixed in this release. If you're interested in seeing the list of bugs-fixed, visit

In terms of the features added to Wine 1.6 over Wine 1.4, read the aptly named Features For The Upcoming Wine 1.6 Release.

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