[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.22.0 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Tue Oct 2 07:23:43 PDT 2018

WPE WebKit 2.22.0 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.22.0.tar.xz (15.2MB)
   md5sum: e23753c1b2984303e2523c18031b0736
   sha1sum: c69998d2a522287f5c894f8ed73b9f122d3ae949
   sha256sum: 625551aa60ad047639cc64be4259f03598c4ed5db5f7427251657f889e822208

This is the first stable release in the 2.22 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.22.0 release?

  - Several fixes for video playback with media source extensions (MSE).
    This allows using WebM support for YouTube, which no longer works through
    regular video source. Note that MSE is still disabled by default and
    webkit_settings_set_enable_mediasource() has to be used to enable the
  - Add warn_unused_result attribute to some JavaScriptCore GLib APIs.
  - Fix the build in several platforms: s390x, ppc64le, armv7hl, mips64.
  - Fix the build with video disabled.
  - Fix symbols with jsc_ prefix not being exported.
  - Fix a memory leak during media playback when using playbin3.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

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,
October 02, 2018

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