[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.42.0 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Sep 15 02:29:48 PDT 2023

WebKitGTK 2.42.0 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.42.0.tar.xz (39.0MB)
   md5sum: 60cf62344a6cb41ace7d5d05dbef7f70
   sha1sum: 9d8c0d9ea757bc2e469d4d17338823294c907c80
   sha256sum: 828f95935861fae583fb8f2ae58cf64c63c178ae2b7c2d6f73070813ad64ed1b

This is the first stable release in the 2.42 series.

Highlights of the WebKitGTK 2.42.0 release

 - New renderer based on DMA-BUF shared buffers.
 - Add new permission request to handle DOM paste access requests.
 - Add API to configure experimental features at runtime.
 - Add API to set the percentage of volume space that can be used for
data storage.
 - GBM is no longer required for WebGL implementation.

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,
September 15, 2023

Carlos Garcia Campos

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