[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.38.1 released

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Oct 28 01:18:10 PDT 2022

WPE WebKit 2.38.1 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.38.1.tar.xz (29.7 MiB)
   md5sum: c3a6e2c74543a4dd54bf0ca4879886c0
   sha1sum: bf7367472d8cbe2dd1a36e6b57ac6bc2ce7fbe2a
   sha256sum: bfa913aa60c39659983cd906c10a97b2cef1ae0c0574c89ed43dae2a35fefc00

This is the first bug fix release in the stable 2.38 series.

## What's new in WPE WebKit 2.38.1?

- Make xdg-dbus-proxy work if host session bus address is an abstract socket.
- Use a single xdg-dbus-proxy process when sandbox is enabled.
- Fix high resolution video playback due to unimplemented changeType operation.
- Ensure GSubprocess uses posix_spawn() again and inherit file descriptors.
- Fix player stucking in buffering (paused) state for progressive streaming.
- Do not try to preconnect on link click when link preconnect setting is disabled.
- Fix close status code returned when the client closes a WebSocket in some cases.
- Fix media player duration calculation.
- 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 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://bugs.webkit.org
  A bug report with a minimal, reproducible test cases is often just
  as valuable as a patch.

- Join the chat at #wpe channel at irc.oftc.net, or the #wpe:matrix.org room

- Subscribe to the webkit-wpe at lists.webkit.org mailing list,
  or the WebKit general development mailing list

## Thanks

Thanks to all the contributors who made this release possible.

The WPE WebKit Team,
October 28th, 2022

Carlos Garcia Campos

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