[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.20.1 released!

aperez at igalia.com aperez at igalia.com
Thu Jun 14 05:48:09 PDT 2018

WPE WebKit 2.20.1 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.20.1.tar.xz (14.7MB)
   md5sum: 5e86ebd54bf49ff611f5623963362722
   sha1sum: c23c6b416639b8b41819bf73580a3d37ca6500ac
   sha256sum: 42dfcc1090cf37a817e23beb7402a753a69c891d7581ac69d733e39312d1e68a

This is the first bug fix release in the stable 2.20 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.20.1 release?

  - Fixed a crash when trying to use the remote Web inspector.
  - Disable Gigacage if mmap fails to allocate in Linux.
  - Add user agent quirk for paypal website.
  - Properly detect compiler flags, needed libs, and fallbacks for usage of 64-bit atomic operations.
  - Fix a network process crash when trying to get cookies of about:blank page.
  - Fix UI process crash when closing the window under Wayland.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Security fixes: CVE-2018-4190, CVE-2018-4199, CVE-2018-4218, CVE-2018-4222, CVE-2018-4232,
    CVE-2018-4233, CVE-2018-4246, CVE-2018-11646.

What is WPE WebKit?

WPE WebKit is an embeddable 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://wpewebkit.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, WPE WebKit bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[WPE]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit IRC channel at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WPE WebKit mailing list,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-wpe, or the
  WebKit development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WPE WebKit team,
June 14, 2018

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