Wine-Staging 6.18 Released With 616 Patches Atop Upstream

Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 25 September 2021 at 05:52 AM EDT. 9 Comments
Building off yesterday's Wine 6.18 development release is now the next Wine-Staging installment that has more than six hundred extra patches on top.

Wine-Staging 6.18 has 616 patches on top of the upstream Wine code-base. This comes after a number of patches were recently upstreamed around NTOSKRNL, Shell32, PSAPI, and other components.

New to staging with the v6.18 release includes:

- Implementing FltBuildDefaultSecurityDescriptor to fix at least the nProtect anti-virus software from crashing.

- A Wininet fix to prevent the GameMaker Studio game LevelHead from crashing on start-up.

- Fixing the game Beneath A Steel Sky's and potentially other ScummVM games by implementing SAPI's ISpObjectToken-CreateInstance.

- SAPI additions should also fix the game Axiom Verge 2 from crashing on start-up too.

As always, the latest Wine and Wine-Staging downloads are available from
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