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Thursday, April 17, 2003

WineX 3.0 Released

Transgaming has released version 3.0 of WineX, their gaming fork of WINE. You can read the release notes and check out the official announcement thread. They switched to pthreads from glibc for threading so hopefully the glibc 2.3 problems have been fixed. Thanks Slashdot.

UPDATE! I tested it with the only game I currently play in WineX: Jedi Knight II. It does indeed seem to speed things up over WineX 2.x. If I didn't know any better, I'd swear that I was playing it under Windows. With all this talk of Half-Life, I'm toying with the idea of busting out my CDs and trying that one again.

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