[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.1.1 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed May 29 06:01:50 PDT 2013

WebKitGTK+ 2.1.1 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.1.1.tar.xz (8.7MB)
   md5sum: a460cdcd09c7a07f5e63cfe5780f545a
   sha256sum: 8c67512bb169a06aff145158bc76ea7cc0cdd5c9a45894ae820a94cb0fb4bbd2

This is the first development release leading toward 2.2 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.1.1 release?

  - Add webkit_uri_scheme_request_finish_error to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add a setting to control whether or not accelerated 2D canvas is
    enabled in WebKit2.
  - Add a setting to WebKit2 to allow sending console log messages to
  - Always use EGL to create the GL context when running on Wayland.
  - Fix rendering of WebKitWebView child widgets with recent GTK+.
  - Notify the web process in WebKitURISchemeRequest when we fail to read
    from the user InputStream.
  - Fixed race conditions closing the socket descriptor when the web
    process crashes.
  - Add video accelerated compositing support to the GStreamer backend.
  - Add support for audio/speex MIME type to the GStreamer backend.
  - Fix seek after video finished in GStreamer backend.
  - Initialize WebKitWebPlugin path to prevent double-free in WebKit1.
  - Fix several GObject instrospection warnings.
  - Fixed 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 >= 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,
May 29, 2013

Carlos Garcia Campos
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