[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.2.6 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Mar 19 04:46:38 PDT 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.2.6 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.2.6.tar.xz (9.0MB)
   md5sum: 245a9f8cac251662b7abf19903332038
   sha256sum: 157ee7377ae97a27bb3b9bd2733d9353979632543c3d078b6578aeeb1319bf06

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.2 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.2.6 release?

  - Fix infinite loop in WebProcess due to a race condition that can
    happen when the socket event source is cancelled.
  - Use a persistent cache for plugins metadata to avoid blocking the
    UI while scanning plugins during page loads.
  - Make sure the web process doesn't finish if there's an ongoing
    print operation.
  - Fix web process leak when the WebView is leaked by the
  - Fix the generation of g_return macros for GObject DOM bindings in
    some cases where non pointer parameters were handled as pointers.

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 19, 2014

Carlos Garcia Campos
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