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Wine 1.3.19 Improves Direct3D 9 Support

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Published on 30 April 2011 05:16 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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It's time for another bi-weekly Wine development snapshot. This release though is somewhat more interesting than some of the other mundane snapshots in the past in that it improves the D3DX9 support, has a new sound driver architecture, etc.

Here's the official changes worth mentioning:

- New sound driver architecture for MMDevAPI.
- Better support for relative mouse events in DInput.
- Debugger support for the ARM platform.
- Various improvements in D3DX9.
- More MSVC runtime functions.
- Various bug fixes.

The complete list of bug-fixes plus other information can be found at WineHQ.org. The improved Direct3D 9 / DirectX 9 support comes from implementing a whole lot more functions for the Microsoft API.

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