Wine 1.9.21 Released With HID Minidriver, System Tray Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 14 October 2016 at 04:14 PM EDT. 8 Comments
WINE --
Wine 1.9.21 is available this Friday as the latest bi-weekly release of this software for running Windows programs on Linux and other operating systems.

Official highlights for Wine 1.9.21 include:
- Initial version of the HID minidriver.
- Support for lists in the RichEdit control.
- System tray improvements.
- Various bug fixes.

In total this release has 18 known bug-fixes. All the release details at WineHQ.org.

It doesn't appear this work has done much towards Direct3D 11 (D3D11) improvements nor on the D3D CSMT (Command-Stream Multi-Threading) front, a pity with Wine 2.0 due out late this year and CodeWeavers' still supposedly planning a CrossOver release in 2016 with D3D11 support based on this code.
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