[wpe-webkit] WPEBackend-fdo 1.8.1 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Wed Mar 10 06:01:41 PST 2021

WPEBackend-fdo 1.8.1 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpebackend-fdo-1.8.1.tar.xz (41.7 KiB)
   md5sum: e7083e9fd325f289b23253b770d08d2e
   sha1sum: 08472f1bcff6100ba963bdbe7347487253006ca0
   sha256sum: 8adb4475be949ae4092370de6a37d7b9e1d3704cf4674867312e87de2ff0d880

This is the first bug fix release in the stable 1.8 series.

## What's new in WPEBackend-fdo 1.8.1?

- Fixed invalid usage of Wayland client connections in the nested compositor
  which caused sporadic crashes in certain conditions.
- Fixed a file descriptor leak on view backend initialization.
- Fixed a small memory leak when releasing exportable view backends.

## 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,
March 10th, 2021

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