[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.17.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Thu May 11 02:18:19 PDT 2017

WebKitGTK+ 2.17.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.17.2.tar.xz (14.2MB)
   md5sum: 09eea9e46bb6f65290cf831191d9623e
   sha1sum: f625e6153dd0d3c3973fc74e3df0896b8537aefb
   sha256sum: 7ad9d11fe247100f476fc70bc9e425306cf56aa97b399dce52964493a9c666e0

This is a development release leading toward 2.18 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.17.2 release?

  - Update user agent quirks to make Youtube and new Google login page work.
  - Fix URL shown in the title of beforeunload dialogs.
  - Focus first input field of HTTP authentication dialog.
  - Fix rendering of PNG images when decoded in more than one chunk.
  - Update several web inspector icons.
  - Fix the build with OpenGL disabled.
  - 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,
May 11, 2017
Carlos Garcia Campos
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