[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.42.1 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Sep 27 01:31:13 PDT 2023

WebKitGTK 2.42.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.42.1.tar.xz (36.3MB)
   md5sum: 57b59842ee1e9987a3efce221fe8c69d
   sha1sum: b9a0f964a157277d80195622316d3eea19c89d0d
   sha256sum: 6f41fac9989d3ee51c08c48de1d439cdeddecbc757e34b6180987d99b16d2499

This is the first bug fix release in the stable 2.42 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.42.1 release?

  - Fix enable-html5-database setting to properly enable/disable IndexedDB API.
  - Fix the build with GBM disabled.
  - 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,
September 27, 2023

Carlos Garcia Campos
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