Wine 1.7.53 Brings Direct3D Cleanups, More XAudio
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 16 October 2015 at 10:26 AM EDT. 4 Comments
With Wine 1.8 working towards release in the near future, version 1.7.53 of Wine was released this morning.

Wine 1.7.53 features code clean-ups for Direct3D, support for more versions of XAudio, more of the Web Services DLL has been implemented, and other changes. In total there are 61 known bug-fixes in this bi-weekly development release.

In going through the change-log, a lot more of Direct3D 11 functions have been implemented, but still doesn't appear quite ready yet for running any Windows DirectX 11 games on Linux with Wine.
- Support for the various versions of XAudio.
- More implementation of the Web Services DLL.
- Improved OLE object embedding.
- Various code cleanups in Direct3D.
- New MAINTAINERS file and Signed-off-by requirement to improve the patch review process.
- Various bug fixes.
The full listing of the Wine 1.7.53 work -- including the D3D11 changes -- can be found via the announcement at
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