[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.31.90 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Feb 26 03:14:52 PST 2021

WebKitGTK 2.31.90 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.31.90.tar.xz (22.2MB)
   md5sum: 3191b434a62e4aea1080d7ede469432c
   sha1sum: f6e563151933c77aef83c238b75e56177769dc6d
   sha256sum: 1750ea7853914e05cda807b703ef6e2ddb9bbf53c3566777bbcfde33ae9063c9

This is a development release leading toward 2.32 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.31.90 release?

  - Add permission request API for MediaKeySystem access.
  - Fix rendering when using opacity filters on hardware accelerated layers.
  - Fix flatpak-spawn subsandbox to not clear environment variables.
  - Ensure a URI scheme handler can't be registered multiple times.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - The minimum required GStreamer version is now 1.14.
  - CEA-608 closed captions support (requires WEBKIT_GST_USE_PLAYBIN3=1 environment variable).
  - Advertise CBCS decryption and VP9 support in Thunder.
  - Advertise DASH as supported in the media player.
  - Improved support for playbin3.
  - Translation updates: Ukrainian.

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,
February 26, 2021

Carlos Garcia Campos
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