[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.25.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Jun 17 02:43:25 PDT 2019

WebKitGTK 2.25.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.25.2.tar.xz (18.3MB)
   md5sum: 197e08c7afde916683d8b8fa90c5c4be
   sha1sum: cc754e3ea2c3163f64249311e61716e7b34645ce
   sha256sum: 7c352f1a8ca4227c0f3c19662eb88e41788953c8869d7193fe250a8cfcc1cbfc

This is a development release leading toward 2.26 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.25.2 release?

  - Enable process switch on cross site navigation.
  - Use libwpe with fdo backend to implement accelerated compositing under wayland.
  - Fix rendering artifacts in youtube volume button.
  - Fix trapezoid artifact in github comment box.
  - Ensure web extensions directory is readable when sandbox is enabled.
  - Fix the executable name of WebDriver process, renamed by mistake in 2.25.1.
  - Enable hyperlink auditing setting by default.
  - Remove the option to build without using the redirected XComposite window.
  - Fix HLS streams being slow to start.
  - Make accessibility work when sandbox is enabled.
  - 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

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,
June 17, 2019
Carlos Garcia Campos
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