[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.24.2 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Mon May 20 13:23:01 PDT 2019

WPE WebKit 2.24.2 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.24.2.tar.xz (16.1MB)
   md5sum: 3604a2167827c8354f6dcbab98305d7b
   sha1sum: 1248d7723d0e6aec52cafc27a92c5c335c1abdd4
   sha256sum: cf251a467b3bcae50f97e22f4baccca49fcbbd54162dc5b71c0b1ebf655fd95f

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.24 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.24.2 release?

  - Fix space characters not being rendered with some CJK fonts.
  - Fix adaptive streaming playback with older GStreamer versions.
  - Fix build issue due to wrongly included X11 headers.
  - Fix SSE2 detection at compile time, ensuring the right flags are passed to the compiler.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Security fixes: CVE-2019-8595, CVE-2019-8607, CVE-2019-8615.

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,
May 20, 2019

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