[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.14.0 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Sep 20 00:39:28 PDT 2016

WebKitGTK+ 2.14.0 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.14.0.tar.xz (12.8MB)
   md5sum: 20f21f48677559750581471c7aeb8648
   sha256sum: 0513ad836c624a3d24bdf1a99f4b4aead984ab6684150bc70f16db651590ea0a

This is the first stable release in the 2.14 series.

Highlights of the WebKitGTK+ 2.14.0 release

  - Threaded compositor is enabled by default in both X11 and Wayland.
  - Accelerated compositing is now supported in Wayland.
  - Clipboard works in Wayland too.
  - Memory pressure handler always works even when cgroups is not present or not configured.
  - The HTTP disk cache implements speculative revalidation of resources.
  - DRI3 is no longer a problem when using the modesetting intel driver.
  - The amount of file descriptors that are kept open has been drastically reduced.

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 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,
September 20, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos
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