[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 1.9.2 released!

Gustavo Noronha Silva gns at gnome.org
Sun May 6 15:01:30 PDT 2012

WebKitGTK+ 1.9.2 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkit-1.9.2.tar.xz (8.9MB)
   md5sum: 4942c7246f9aff749ee591e32f6d9a5c
   sha256sum: 1e0cc3cdc7a7a6ad93b57eabc6f16141a1178216e7c4162bce59e770db32d194

This is the second development release leading towards 1.10, and mostly
aimed at fixing build problems that have been reported.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 1.9.2 release?

  - Fix exceeding arguments limit build problem, by splitting more
    files off libWebCore into the new libWebCoreModules convenience
  - Remove left over soup_session_pause_message() and properly handle
    that case for defersLoading.
  - Fix response being the new one instead of the one that caused the
    redirect when emitting WebKitWebView::resource-request-starting.
  - Refactor of IME handling to fix bugs and prepare for sharing with
  - Add file chooser API to WebKit2.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine.
Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based
APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web
integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web


gtk+ >= 2.10
gail >= 1.8
glib >= 2.32.0
libsoup >= 2.37.92
cairo >= 1.10
libxml >= 2.6
fontconfig >= 2.4
FreeType2 >= 9.0

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 3.4.0
gail >= 3.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
SQLite >= 3.0
gstreamer >= 0.10
gstreamer-plugin-base >= 0.10.30
enchant >= 0.22
Clutter >= 1.8.2
Clutter GTK+ >= 1.0.2

More information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us
you may:

- Visit our website at http://www.webkitgtk.org, or the upstream
  site at http://www.webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read: http://www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.

- Browse the bug list at http://bugs.webkit.org, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
  http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit's development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
May 6, 2012

Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org>
GNOME Project

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