[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.25.91 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Mon Sep 9 14:38:33 PDT 2019

WPE WebKit 2.25.91 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.25.91.tar.xz (17.3MB)
   md5sum: 16b74b3246b2787e8b200e9f3ec5285d
   sha1sum: e3437547fce8ff9cb867157f6f82ba18b4d8a38b
   sha256sum: 79921b8d04a9d5df7e3d4a3725746638df8f76705b1cd64fc31c093808fbb9a7

This is a development release leading toward 2.26 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.25.91 release?

  - Do not enable the sandbox in Snap.
  - Fix sandbox parsing DISPLAY on X11.
  - Add WEBKIT_USE_SINGLE_WEB_PROCESS environment variable to force single process model in all WebKitWebContext.
    This is a temporary solution for applications still depending on the single process mode behavior. It will be
    only available in 2.26 series.
  - Add new API to remove a filter from an user content manager given its identifier.
  - Add support for HSTS.
  - Several improvements and bug fixes in MSE media player.
  - Switch to use libsoup WebSockets API.
  - Add support for permessage-deflate WebSocket extension.
  - Add user agent quirk to make github work in FreeBSD.
  - Fix content disappearing when using CSS transforms.
  - Fix building without unified sources.
  - Fix web process deadlock when scrolling twitter timeline which contains HLS videos.
  - Fix a crash with empty video source.
  - 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 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,
September 10, 2019

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