[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.15.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Nov 21 05:11:26 PST 2016

WebKitGTK+ 2.15.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.15.2.tar.xz (13.8MB)
   md5sum: 3b5e0331384eb762b76f49aaa2ce1dd6
   sha1sum: b5e67ce3f01cdb6d2e202df423794ee228321612
   sha256sum: 756f14ad2ca84e25dc245f2b736ab31de58d1eb66fef76e75a1985179072471f

This is a development release leading toward 2.16 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.15.2 release?

  - Add new API to notify about dynamically added forms to Web Extensions.
  - Implement selection interface and states for elements supporting aria-selected and for menu roles.
  - Expose STATE_SINGLE_LINE and STATE_MULTI_LINE for ARIA searchbox role.
  - Enable WebMemorySampler.
  - Downloads started by context menu actions now have a web view associated.
  - Fix a network process crash when main resource load is converted into a download.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

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 >= 1.2.3
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 https://www.webkitgtk.org, or the upstream
  site at https://www.webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read: https://www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.

- Browse the bug list at https://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,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/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,
November 21, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos
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