[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.25.2 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Mon Aug 12 15:47:47 PDT 2019

WPE WebKit 2.25.2 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.25.2.tar.xz (17.3MB)
   md5sum: ca1aa8f78e1026a69c9f6b1a76f77e16
   sha1sum: e15cd93eaa8821c9e0ed0a82b6544b4624965e92
   sha256sum: b6485cdc79dce1a6f3a3196e3bc9832110067b121f8f552e3e2d8a0135f6ae27

This is a development release leading toward 2.26 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.25.2 release?

  - Enable process switch on cross site navigation.
  - Enable hyperlink auditing setting by default.
  - Ensure web extensions directory is readable when sandbox is enabled.
  - Switch to use libsoup WebSockets API.
  - Add rendering of more button types.
  - Add support for the CSS properties "mix-blend-mode" and "isolation".
  - Add support for permessage-deflate WebSocket extension.
  - Add support for disk cache dumping.
  - Add basic DNS caching inside the network process.
  - Add user agent quirk to make github work in FreeBSD.
  - Fix web process deadlock when scrolling twitter timeline which contains HLS videos.
  - Fix a crash with empty video source.
  - Fix content disappearing when using CSS transforms.
  - Fix some radio streams that could not be played.
  - Fix video pause that sometimes caused to skip to finish.
  - Fix volume level changes when playing a video.
  - Fix building with unified sources disabled (-DENABLE_UNIFIED_BUILDS=OFF).
  - 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,
August 13, 2019

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