[wpe-webkit] WPEBackend-fdo 1.4.0 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Wed Sep 18 05:46:45 PDT 2019

WPEBackend-fdo 1.4.0 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpebackend-fdo-1.4.0.tar.xz (29.5 KiB)
   md5sum: 63553c3f43593c2a8c587c32e88fdf3c
   sha1sum: a426d9a778ab52be2f4dd9cc7d324b43abac2f80
   sha256sum: a919ca4a5bc445f9419a5b7f3781cfc98e5abcf5d7259eb1869f5ab20fd18baf

This is the first stable release in the 1.4 series.

## Highlights of the WPEBackend-fdo 1.4.0 release

- New macros in the API to check the version at compilation time.
- New API for exported images which allows querying their dimension their
  backing EGLImageKHR.
- Support DMA-BUF resource exports through a new callback in the API.
- Added support for detaching and attaching new targets to a view backend.
- Improved management and cleanup of Wayland resources.
- Improved handling of Wayland events.
- Build system improvements.

## What is WPEBackend-fdo?

WPEBackend-fdo is a backend implementation for WPE WebKit which targets
FreeDesktop.org (FDO) technologies, and uses Wayland for graphics output.

## More Information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with use
you may:

- Visit our website at https://wpewebkit.org, or the upstream
  site at https://webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read https://webkit.org/coding/contributing.html

- Browse the bug list at https://github.com/Igalia/WPEBackend-fdo/issues
  A bug report with a minimal, reproducible test cases is often just
  as valuable as a patch.

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

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

## Thanks

Thanks to all the contributors who made this release possible.

The WPE WebKit Team,
September 18th, 2019
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