[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.7.91 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Mar 3 07:20:27 PST 2015

WebKitGTK+ 2.7.91 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.7.91.tar.xz (9.9MB)
   md5sum: 6f4dd7b3a3a098a3c8220b49c656a41c
   sha256sum: 9d2b70a0dba6e2b6f74b82b2ceb92605921ecf0a554633ed98bc277c55b091e1

This is a development release leading toward 2.8 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.7.91 release?

  - Enable concurrent JIT.
  - Add support for ARIA 1.1 'switch' and 'searchbox' roles.
  - Fix synchronous loads when maximum connection limits are reached.
  - Fix web timing calculations when loading resources from the disk cache.
  - Fix a crash when loading a local file with webkit_web_view_load_alternate_html.
  - Fix a WebProcess crash when entering accelerating compositing mode before the
    WebView is realized.
  - Improve the appearance of fonts loaded via @font-face.
  - Fix undefined symbol issue when loading web extensions.
  - Build bmalloc as a static library.
  - Fix the build with CMake 3.2.
  - Fix the C-Loop LLInt build.

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,
March 03, 2015
Carlos Garcia Campos
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