[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.4.5 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Aug 26 00:30:29 PDT 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.4.5 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.4.5.tar.xz (9.4MB)
   md5sum: c2e1687bb0314a0948fbf78e2d1e931f
   sha256sum: 88d06277aae179c205b548e1851a5e5663ca6f59f5aa8e81af9b87732d6b8a13

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.4 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.4.5 release?

  - Do not freeze the UI process while scanning plugins if there's a
    GTK+ 3 plugin installed.
  - Fix a crash when drag and drop to a WebKitWebView.
  - Fix a crash when navigating away from a web page containing an ogg
  - 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 toggle buttons rendering with recent GTK+ versions.
  - Do not use GtkWindow:resize-grip-visible with recent GTK+
  - Add support for little-endian PowerPC64.

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 >= 2.36.0
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
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,
August 26, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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