Wine 1.9.19 Brings Input Improvements, DC Rendering In Direct2D
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 16 September 2016 at 12:53 PM EDT. 20 Comments
WINE --
Wine 1.9.19 is available today as the latest bi-weekly Wine development release leading up to this winter's Wine 2.0 stable debut.

The input improvements in Wine 1.9.19 include an initial version of a udev bus driver for HID and various improvements to the joystick support.

Also noteworthy to Wine 1.9.19 is improved meta-file support in GDI+ and initial support for DC rendering in Direct2D. A DC render target in the context of Direct2D is a GDI Device Context (DC). This is part of the interoperability between Direct2D and GDI.

Wine 1.9.19 coincidentally also ships with 19 known bug fixes.

More details on Wine 1.9.19 available from WineHQ.org.
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