[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.3.5 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Feb 5 05:40:37 PST 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.3.5 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.3.5.tar.xz (9.3MB)
   md5sum: 8e677aa4bb867b3ef1c4e083c58d771e
   sha256sum: a598ba9bf6aeb8ffc721f3f59b9b8dce29a3ad56e681f5ad4a629a383c61b2b4

This is a development release leading toward 2.4 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.3.5 release?

  - Add API to allow setting a multiple web process model.
  - Add API to pass initialization user data from the UI process to
    the web extensions.
  - Implement languages support with network process.
  - Implement custom URI schemes with network process.
  - Disable MemoryCache when the DOCUMENT_VIEWER cache model is set.
  - Expose aria-describedby with ATK_RELATION_DESCRIBED_BY.
  - Fix a bug that prevented from entering fullscreen again in HTML5
    videos after fullscreen was left with ESC.
  - Set playback rate when pipeline is not ready in GStreamer media backend.
  - Fix a lockup when playing Icecast radio in GStreamer media backend.
  - Fix a web process crash when a download is cancelled.
  - Fix several crashes when printing via JavaScript.

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,
February 05, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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