[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.39.6 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Jan 30 02:20:10 PST 2023

WebKitGTK 2.39.6 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.39.6.tar.xz (38.2MB)
   md5sum: c90e4f5796b5c5d138794f7e45892ccc
   sha1sum: f05d0c53cc568cb1475c2e04cc1a834f7cc78b96
   sha256sum: a174f7d03a907936f32ca26abc27d9e9f34bd0811f3ffd32844555d2642ded87

This is a development release leading toward 2.40 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.39.6 release?

  - Add support for speech synthesis using Flite.
  - Bring back WebKitConsoleMessage API implementation.
  - Fix async scroll event propagation for GTK4.
  - Add network session API when building with GTK4.
  - Make most public types final when building with GTK4.
  - Remove WebKitPrintCustomWidget when building with GTK4.
  - Remove most of the webkit_web_view_new_with_*() constructors when building with GTK4.
  - Remove webkit_web_context_get/set_process_model when building with GTK4.
  - Do not allow the sandbox to mount the entire home directory.
  - 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,
January 30, 2023
Carlos Garcia Campos

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