Software update: Wine 0.9.7

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In order to be able to run Windows programs on other operating systems as well, people started developing the Wine program years ago. Meanwhile, this program runs on the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. The developers have released version 0.9.7 of their own implementation of Microsoft’s Win32 Application Programming Interfaces (API). The list of changes looks like this:

What’s new in this release:

  • Directory change notifications can use innotify 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.
  • Lots of bug fixes.

Version number 0.9.7
Operating systems Linux, BSD
Website WineHQ
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License type Prerequisites (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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