[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.1.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Jul 9 01:57:14 PDT 2013

WebKitGTK+ 2.1.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.1.3.tar.xz (8.8MB)
   md5sum: 4388bdbb23c3c0150cfcc9bd38c4932e
   sha256sum: b7cd4d23add75591bbc57f90cfaf334b763af3bf770637dba31dd3c20a5950d8

This is a development release leading toward 2.2 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.1.3 release?

  - Add support for preload="metadata" to GStreamer media backend.
  - Do not expose '\n' for wrapped lines with ATK_TEXT_BOUNDARY_CHAR.
  - Fix potential race condition in GStreamer media backend when
    getting the video sink caps.
  - Fix performance issues rendering a page with animations.
  - Several fixes and improvements in GStreamer video accelerated
    compositing support.
  - Adjust internal size on GStreamer HTTP source element when
    receiving data if necessary.
  - Actually disable the memory cache when DOCUMENT_VIEWER cache model
    is used in WebKit1.
  - Fix runtime critical warning in WebKit2 when unloading a module
    that failed to load.
  - Fix several memory leaks.

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+ >= 3.6.0
gail >= 3.0
glib >= 2.36.0
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10
pango >= 1.30.0
libxml >= 2.6
fontconfig >= 2.5
FreeType2 >= 9.0

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

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
gail >= 1.8
GObject introspection >= 1.32.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
SQLite >= 3.0
gstreamer >= 1.0.3
gstreamer-plugins-base >= 1.0.3
enchant >= 0.22
Clutter GTK+

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 development mailing list,


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

The WebKitGTK+ team,
July 09, 2013

Carlos Garcia Campos
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