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Wine 1.7.9 Brings Few Noteworthy Changes

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Published on 20 December 2013 03:57 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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The latest Wine development release is now available but it's not particularly exciting the week before Christmas.

Wine 1.7.9 was announced today as the latest bi-weekly development snapshot. Wine 1.7.9 provides improved window moving/resizing inside the Mac driver, DirectDraw palette fixes, reduced code duplication between C++ runtime versions, and various bug-fixes. There's a total of 47 reported bug-fixes for Wine 1.7.9.

The release announcement with full details on Wine 1.7.9 can be found via WineHQ.org.

In related Wine news, Stefan Doesinger at CodeWeavers recently updated several of his Wine-based OpenBenchmarking.org tests for use with the Phoronix Test Suite, for those interested in Wine/CrossOver benchmarking.

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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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