[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.5.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Aug 15 05:33:43 PDT 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.5.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.5.3.tar.xz (9.6MB)
   md5sum: fffbb1e327f6d57971de4de77bb52538
   sha256sum: 010803e371ac92a3e0e297e929978f83a9a3c597e4a10d50363fb1aaa6ea18d6

This is a development release leading toward 2.6 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.5.3 release?

  - Fix a crash when drag and drop to a WebKitWebView.
  - Fix slow motion rendering problem in GStreamer media backend due to integer rounding.
  - Make sure the plugins cache is always used even if the cache directory doesn't exist.
  - Fix the build on FreeBSD.
  - Install the HTML API docs for WebKit2 and WebKitDOM in a versioned directory.
  - Intall the GObject instrospection files to the correct path.

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
glib >= 2.33.2
libsoup >= 2.40.3
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

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

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.0.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2

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 development mailing list,


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

The WebKitGTK+ team,
August 15, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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