Wine 1.7.35 Starts Working On OpenGL Core Context Support
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 23 January 2015 at 03:37 PM EST. 6 Comments
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Wine 1.7.35 is out today as the latest bi-weekly development version of Wine for running Windows programs on Linux and other operating systems.

New features to Wine 1.7.35 is starting support for OpenGL core contexts, initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite, added more WBEM objects, and there's more bug-fixes. A total of 56 known bug-fixes are included with Wine 1.7.35 ranging from Heroes 4 crashing in multiplayer mode to various other game issues.

The OpenGL core context work are changes to wined3d code for using the core version of various OpenGL functions and also the Wine Mac code has implemented wglCreateContextAttribsARB for being able to create OpenGL core contexts on OS X.

More details on Wine 1.7.35 can be found via the release announcement at WineHQ.org.

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