[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.6.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Nov 12 01:22:41 PST 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.6.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.6.3.tar.xz (9.5MB)
   md5sum: d133b8846e9418bf9253e88761853038
   sha256sum: 71bc7549babb6400106235fce2e9a81e64606591bdcff84f4ea199e41a3d18ed

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.6 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.6.3 release?

  - Fix a crash when loading flash plugins.
  - Correctly report the memory used by the media player to the
    garbage collector to make sure it's freed when the video element is
    removed from the DOM.
  - Fix a crash in TextureMapper when video resolution changes.
  - Ensure that CSS-generated text content is exposed to assistive
  - Enable CSS_IMAGE_SET on production builds to fix some icons that
    are not rendered in the web inspector.
  - Fix the build on FreeBSD and GNU Hurd.
  - Fix the build with video disabled.

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 >= 2.42.0
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,
November 12, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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