[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.3.91 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Mar 3 05:36:24 PST 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.3.91 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.3.91.tar.xz (9.4MB)
   md5sum: 97e0a3c3d2155c3d64410743bada9f4d
   sha256sum: d6a0bc4db2fdeb5fdf9200ec11a43fba054d387d2689a2afafca63d2935f65f4

This is a development release leading toward 2.4 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.3.91 release?

  - Use a persistent cache for plugins metadata to avoid blocking the
    UI while scanning plugins during page loads.
  - Make the web inspector always load in multiprocess mode.
  - Add a pkg-config file for WebKit2 web process extensions API.
  - Fix the generation of g_return macros for GObject DOM bindings in
    some cases where non pointer parameters were handled as pointers.
  - Enable DFG_JIT on FreeBSD.
  - Use system default compiler instead of gcc when building DOM
    generated sources.
  - Several build fixes for FreeBSD.
  - Fix the build with wayland support enabled.

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,
March 03, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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