[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.39.91 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Mar 8 02:12:19 PST 2023

WebKitGTK 2.39.91 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.39.91.tar.xz (38.2MB)
   md5sum: 74d6465ed9ec605cd4fb4848ad5754c6
   sha1sum: 899e8a92912b36727a16c4dad7a169055beb6e52
   sha256sum: 92e8a6f599450529eb0bd552e4fc2d1f691831eb4d89caffb96fb581d2c836d3

This is a development release leading toward 2.40 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.39.91 release?

  - Rename WebKitWebExtension to WebKitWebProcessExtension in GTK4 API.
  - Remove WebKitJavascriptResult in favor of using JSCValue directly in GTK4 API.
  - Add new API to get the request body of WebKitURISchemeRequest.
  - Make it possible to handle WebKitDownload::decide-destination signal asynchronously.
  - Allow WebKitDownload destination to be a path instead of a URI.
  - Make webkit://gpu output exportable as JSON.
  - Improve scrolling performance in accelerated compositing mode.
  - Implement KeyboardEvent.repeat.
  - Fix a crash in MiniBrowser when the favicon is updated.
  - Fix the build in Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian Stable.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Translation updates: Korean, Polish, Swedish, Korean.

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,
March 08, 2023
Carlos Garcia Campos

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