[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.5.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Sep 19 10:06:59 PDT 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.5.90 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.5.90.tar.xz (9.4MB)
   md5sum: 8a177ee14b918eeb67282133c4980f69
   sha256sum: 09ff2bbf08798e04b035028b8885f9c3bd4cc055315555cea1c4418fd1677465

This is a development release leading toward 2.6 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.5.90 release?

  - Use free icons for the web inspector.
  - Change WebKitWebView::load-failed-with-tls-errors signal to pass
    the failing URI as signal argument instead of the host.
  - Add new API to allow overwrite existing files when downloading a file.
  - Add webkit_uri_response_get_http_headers() API.
  - Improve the UI of the HTTP authentication dialog.
  - Fix a crash when navigating away from a web page containing an ogg video.
  - Fix race condition when downloading a file due to the intermediate
    temporary file.
  - Fix toggle buttons rendering with recent GTK+ versions.
  - Fix selection rendering when unfocused with recent GTK+ versions.
  - Make the GStreamer media backend not send the transferMode HTTP header.
  - Translation updates: Assamese

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 >= 2.40.3
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,
September 19, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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