[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.39.2 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Nov 28 02:33:22 PST 2022

WebKitGTK 2.39.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.39.2.tar.xz (32.0MB)
   md5sum: db5447c72a5a4988d160ce6d101253c9
   sha1sum: a51b3d7940d1749d0d47aed6947e584d37fc2138
   sha256sum: a0c9036f8eccdfcaf455ace14ceefb327088a212bab2a221cdc952a8060626a6

This is a development release leading toward 2.40 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.39.2 release?

  - Add API to support asynchronously returning values from user script messages.
  - Deprecate WebKitConsoleMessage API.
  - Deprecate event parameter of WebKitWebView::context-menu and WebKitWebView::show-option-menu signals
    in favor of a getter in WebKitContextMenu and WebKitOptionMenu.
  - Do not emit context-menu signals for media settings popup menu.
  - Use async scrolling also for keyboard scrolling.
  - Add support for client side certificates on WebSocket connections.
  - Fix first party for cookies set on every media request.
  - Fix a crash on authentication dialog with GTK4.
  - Fix web process leak when webkit_download_set_destination is called with empty destination.
  - Fix several warnings when building for ARMv7 (32-bits).
  - 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 28, 2022

Carlos Garcia Campos

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