[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.9.5 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Aug 3 01:45:38 PDT 2015

WebKitGTK+ 2.9.5 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.9.5.tar.xz (10.4MB)
   md5sum: 2b0772ba315696d3cc37dbeb596f1ebc
   sha256sum: ed0e17b234e1b6f7d6d3485bf7acbb22ffab4886b278c2c97356d002b441c0ff

This is a development release leading toward 2.10 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.9.5 release?

  - Add API to set the maximum number of web processes per WebKitWebContext.
  - Add API to allow executing editing commands that require an argument.
  - Prevent clipboard contents from being lost when web process finishes.
  - Always allow font matching for strong aliases
  - Move GStreamer missing plugins installer to the UI process.
  - Fix empty space in popup menus when first item is selected.
  - Fix a crash when SoupSession is destroyed in exit handler.
  - Disable NPAPI plugins when running on Wayland.
  - Translation updates: Swedish.

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
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,
August 03, 2015

Carlos Garcia Campos
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