[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.9.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Jun 22 23:59:31 PDT 2015

WebKitGTK+ 2.9.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.9.3.tar.xz (10.1MB)
   md5sum: ea81abf7715cd6da42888b35c4a67634
   sha256sum: db8028ead6a92f1afda8a0b0d816a044dad6164db11cf87261919e49f0817a2a

This is a development release leading toward 2.10 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.9.3 release?

  - Inhibit screen saver when playing full screen video.
  - Fix DOCUMENT_VIEWER cache model to actually disable the memory cache.
  - Fix a regression that prevented the WebKitWebView::context-menu signal
    from being emitted.
  - Update web inspector icon so Rendering Frames timeline distinguish between
    layout and painting.
  - Ensure fragment identifier part of URI is not removed for custom URI scheme
  - Improve performance of keyboard events handling.
  - Expose element tag name as an object attribute to accessibility.
  - Fix the build with Wayland target 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
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,
June 23, 2015
Carlos Garcia Campos
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