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Wine 1.1.33 Gains More Direct3D 10 Functions

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Published on 13 November 2009 02:07 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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It was a year ago that Wine developers began working on Direct3D 10.0 support and then in March developers at CodeWeavers began working on the Direct3D 10 support too. Recent Wine releases in particular have brought better Direct3D 10.x coverage and this work has continued with the just-released Wine 1.1.33.

Wine 1.1.33 implements more Direct3D 10 functions, the Gecko browser engine is now installed at wineprefix creation time, there is better support for certificates in crypt32, improved sound support in mciwave, and many cleanups for issues spotted by the Valgrind memory debugging utility. Of the about 600 changes that were committed between Wine 1.1.32 and 1.1.33, about 80 of them pertain to Direct3D 10 support. Oh yeah, there is the usual assortment of bug fixes too in this release.

The Wine 1.1.33 release announcement can be read at WineHQ.org.

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