[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.7.92 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Mar 17 07:13:28 PDT 2015

WebKitGTK+ 2.7.92 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.7.92.tar.xz (9.9MB)
   md5sum: d93e2db02d192c24ab673cf0c1752133
   sha256sum: 5bc7b2737f5372ca82136d3b349d08d2b6bcbc5841d7a6888f10302e6e36bb10

This is a development release leading toward 2.8 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.7.92 release?

  - Add APNG support.
  - Disable RC4 support in networking backend.
  - Add a configure option to build with OpenGL ES 2.
  - Add an option to enable MiniBrowser for non developer builds and always install it.
  - Check TLS errors as soon as they are set in the SoupMessage to prevent any data
    from being sent to the server in case of invalid certificate.
  - Make WebKitWebView always hold a reference on WebKitWebContext now that it's
    possible to create new web contexts.
  - Fix a crash when entering accelerated compositing mode before the WebView is
  - Fix some transfer annotations used in GObject DOM bindings.
  - Fix GObject DOM objects leaked when the web view contents are updated.
  - Fix a crash viewing http://www.last.fm/.
  - Fix an infinite loop in ARM Linux when parallel GC is enabled it again.
  - Fix the build with older versions of GStreamer.
  - Fix the build when NEON_INTRINSICS is enabled.
  - Fix the build with video enabled but WebAudio disabled.
  - Translation updates: Hebrew, Polish.

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 17, 2015
Carlos Garcia Campos
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