[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.41.1 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Thu Mar 30 03:39:11 PDT 2023

WebKitGTK 2.41.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.41.1.tar.xz (38.4MB)
   md5sum: 47d97fd66ac8f1fedab274d2e9ceecbc
   sha1sum: 2477e3ca5f248cdd4faeb176194b012e08e10981
   sha256sum: 0bf8ddfd2c86f30605d3a05e74fc37cec36de29992139fff9ac0483a094ebfea

This is the first development release leading toward 2.42 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.41.1 release?

  - Use DMABuf and WebKit IPC for rendering instead of wpe/x11.
  - Calculate scroll step depending on scrollable area size when scrolling with the mouse wheel or arrow keys.
  - Add WebKitClipboardPermissionRequest to handle DOM paste access requests.
  - Remove support for rendering with GLX in the web process.
  - 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,
March 30, 2023

Carlos Garcia Campos

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