UVF-Exception: wine 0.9.8
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Sat Feb 18 05:05:52 GMT 2006
On Saturday 18 February 2006 05:31, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> Thanks for repackaging Stephan, by the way. I'm sorry I can't do it
> myself, but I don't have a Dapper handy machine to play with (nor do I
> have my key signed).
No Problem :) As long as I leave your name as maintainer, everything is ok. I
don't change anything vital in those packages, only some build-deps, which
are different from debian or breezy.
Thx for your work on those packages, it's really appreciated.
> Anyway, I highly recommend this version of Wine over any other, mostly
> due to the amazing amount of Direct3d improvements it's had - this is
> the first version of Wine that quite a few DirectX 8 games were able to
> run in (Icewind Dale 2, for instance), due to the finalization of some
> backend Direct3d things. Since there aren't any known regressions in
> this one of consequence, we should definitely try and stabilize on this
> one while we still can.
> Scott Ritchie
> On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 03:05 +0100, Stephan Hermann wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > my life is getting complicated...and in the moment I have less time for
> > doing some ubuntu stuff, but anyways....I'm preparing the packages for
> > wine-0.9.8.
> > Scott Ritchie already packaged them for winehq, but as you know, I have
> > to repackage them, because the version numbering with the "winehq" in it,
> > is being nasty for the ubuntu version numbering.
> > If you want to test the packages on dapper a bit earlier, please grab the
> > source and compile them from http://wine.sourceforge.net/apt/source/.
> > In the meantime, I'll send you the ChangeLog diff and the diff stat
> > output.
> > Why should we update:
> > Ubuntu users are fans of Wine, a Unix Environment for running Windows
> > Applications. Since wine 0.9.4, we can see, that Wine upstream folks
> > are trying to stablelize the software.
> > Wine 0.9.8 will give us:
> > Changes in 0.9.7:
> > Directory change notifications can use inotify now.
> > Hardware breakpoints in the Wine debugger.
> > Beginnings of support for tape APIs.
> > A bunch of improvements to the IDL compiler.
> > Better scheme for mapping My Documents etc. to Unix directories.
> > Changes in 0.9.8:
> > Better Web browser support.
> > Beginnings of a Wordpad application.
> > Many richedit improvements.
> > A number of Direct3D fixes.
> > A few more options in winecfg.
> > Risks:
> > we can have some regressions for windows applications running inside
> > the wine environment, but this is always a risk we have to take with wine
> > at all.
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