Wine 1.7.47 Supports Direct2D Text Drawing, Thread Pool API
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 10 July 2015 at 10:07 AM EDT. 7 Comments
WINE --
Wine 1.7.47 was just released as the newest bi-weekly development version of this popular open-source project to run Windows programs on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

The Wine 1.7.47 brings support for text drawing in Direct2D, support for a new thread pool API, toolbar state saving, the start of proper HID support, support for file objects in device drivers, and the usual plethora of bug-fixes. Wine 1.7.47 over the past two weeks has a total of 48 known bug-fixes.

More details via the official release announcement at WineHQ.org.
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