[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.39.1 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Nov 11 03:14:27 PST 2022

WebKitGTK 2.39.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.39.1.tar.xz (37.6MB)
   md5sum: 195fceec8ff9ac716267962e3f3d3290
   sha1sum: b7a86f17f4af02c3655637a93568bdc4cdf9220d
   sha256sum: 45c9745779b94dd3c0f6949f2d9ea5c8ab099beca8147da4e036efd6b0032c32

This is the first development release leading toward 2.40 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.39.1 release?

  - Use ANGLE for WebGL implementation and enable WebGL2.
  - Remove internal nested wayland compositor making libwpe mandatory when building with wayland enabled.
  - Prefer EGL over X11, intead of GLX, where available.
  - Add support for background-repeat: space.
  - Add API to check if a response policy decision is for the main resource.
  - Fix rendering of checkbox and radio buttons in black backgrounds.
  - Make checkbox, radio and inner spin button scale along by page zoom.
  - Add support for get computed label and get computed role WebDriver commands.
  - 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 #webkitgtk IRC channel at irc.gnome.org or on Matrix at

- 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,
November 11, 2022

Carlos Garcia Campos

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