[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.1.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Jun 18 06:09:24 PDT 2013

WebKitGTK+ 2.1.2 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.1.2.tar.xz (8.8MB)
   md5sum: 8e24fbecdb80c1cdd1b0e7ba40654e77
   sha256sum: 8c5e386747e0f776e97f6294c3ae8e91e988001c6b7e0cb430970e9088ff2c4f

This is a development release leading toward 2.2 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.1.2 release?

  - Set the subresources load priority using new libsoup API available
    in 2.43.
  - Do not use X11 WidgetBackingStore implementation in Wayland.
  - Support using GLContext from multiple threads.
  - Make sure gstreamer source element is thread-safe.
  - Prevent race condition when pad caps is set on gstreamer player.
  - Invalidate the ProcessLauncher when the process is terminated
    before it has finished launching
  - Use custom cairo code instead of Pango API for highlighting
    misspelled words.
  - Respect PKG_CONFIG env variable when generating gtk-doc.
  - Fix a crash due to an assert in gstreamer backend when seeking.
  - Fix memory leak when web process is terminated.
  - Translation updates: Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Odia.

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 >= 1.14
Clutter GTK+ >= 1.4

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,
June 18, 2013
Carlos Garcia Campos
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