[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.39.90 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Feb 20 02:33:32 PST 2023

WebKitGTK 2.39.90 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.39.90.tar.xz (38.2MB)
   md5sum: dbc5f9ebdc5b63ebc702ea0592ca52e9
   sha1sum: e92bee25344612f4014a6e374775ce6b4e721dc0
   sha256sum: 8275866c3529a715c23cae38dbf2edd310d8188546a47c5a2f709d193f7a5fc0

This is a development release leading toward 2.40 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.39.90 release?

  - Add new JavaScript execution APIs.
  - Merge functions of registering and unregistering script message handler in GTK4 API.
  - Mark non-derivable types as final and make instance and class struct declarations private in GTK4 API.
  - Make favicon and snapshot API use GdkTexture instead of cairo surfaces in GTK4 API.
  - Fix scrolling after a history navigation with PSON enabled.
  - Fix criticals from webkitOptionMenuSetEvent when opening any combo box.
  - Fix large memory allocation when uploading content.
  - Always update the active uri of WebKitFrame.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - 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 #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,
February 20, 2023

Carlos Garcia Campos

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