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Wine 1.6 Is One Step Closer To Being Released

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Published on 21 June 2013 02:46 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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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 WineHQ.org.

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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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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