[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.12.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Thu Apr 28 01:27:49 PDT 2016

WebKitGTK+ 2.12.2 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.12.2.tar.xz (11.2MB)
   md5sum: 41e018d651413fdbcd4b6480ab1fbd7b
   sha256sum: 9dc49b908b1c37da739703e1402a7f07c4ea9093b8ecfb34f20e8f74e328f124

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.12 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.12.2 release?

  - Fix rendering of scrollbars with GTK themes using stepper buttons.
  - Fix compatibility issue with 2.12.1 regarding local storage access from file URLs.
  - Make menu list buttons use the text color from the theme.
  - Do not show resize grip in non-resizable text fields.
  - Fix accessibility events causing Orca to echo key presses instead of speaking the
    inserted characters in password fields.
  - Fix an off by one error in hyphenation.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Fix the build with libjpeg v9.
  - Translation updates: Bulgarian, Finnish, Greek, Italian, Turkish.

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,
April 28, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos

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