[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.24.4 released!
Adrian Perez de Castro
aperez at igalia.com
Wed Aug 28 02:18:50 PDT 2019
On Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:25:37 +0530, Arvind Arvind Pro <arvind_dev at arvind.pro> wrote:
> Is it possible to release some platform specific binaries along with the source code releases? Esp. for the platforms supported by Debian?
> My PC has only 1GB RAM and it will probably take me hours to do it myself.
> Do let me know what you think,
Debian packages are readily available from the official repositories. You
should be able to install new releases with “apt” as soon as they become
For more details, this recent blog post has a very good summary on the
current status of the Debian packaging:
> 28.08.2019, 03:59, "Adrian Perez de Castro" <aperez at igalia.com>:
> > WebKitGTK 2.24.4 is available for download at:
> > https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.24.4.tar.xz (16.8MB)
> > md5sum: c214963d8c0e7d83460da04a0d8dda87
> > sha1sum: f978b967422c6b423b11062375bab6506243388c
> > sha256sum: 8668b129c026624ec226a4cccf4995f9d26f3e88fc28ab75b0e965f3c32b7dd8
> > This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.24 series.
> > What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.24.4 release?
> > ===========================================
> > - Updated the user agent string to make happy certain websites which
> > would claim that the browser being used was unsupported.
> > - Improve loading of multimedia streams to avoid memory exhaustion due
> > to excessive caching.
> > - Fix display of documents with MIME type application/xml in the Web
> > Inspector, when loaded using XmlHttpRequest.
> > - Fix a hang while scrolling certain websites which include HLS video
> > content (Twitter, for example).
> > - Fix rounding artifacts in volume levels for media playback.
> > - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
> > - Fix the build with video track support disabled.
> > - Fix the build with OpenGL support disabled.
> > - Fix build issue which would cause media controls to disappear when
> > Python 3.x was used during the build process.
> > 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
> > browsers.
> > 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,
> > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev
> > Thanks
> > ======
> > Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
> > are far too many to list!
> > The WebKitGTK team,
> > August 28, 2019
> > _______________________________________________
> > webkit-gtk mailing list
> > webkit-gtk at lists.webkit.org
> > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk
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