WebKitGTK+ 2.18.1 released
Posted on: 10/19/2017 08:32 AM

WebKitGTK+ 2.18.1 has been released. This is the first bug fix release in the stable 2.18 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.18.1 release?

- Improve performance of GIF animations.
- Fix garbled display in GMail.
- Fix rendering of several material design icons when using the web font.
- Fix flickering when resizing the window in Wayland.
- Prevent default kerberos authentication credentials from being used in ephemeral sessions.
- Fix a crash when webkit_web_resource_get_data() is cancelled.
- Correctly handle touchmove and touchend events in WebKitWebView.
- Fix the build with enchant 2.1.1.
- Fix the build in HPPA and Alpha.
- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform 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 browsers.

Requirements

gtk+ >= 3.6.0
glib >= 2.36
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
icu
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2
libsecret
SQLite
enchant

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.2.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
gudev
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2

More information

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

- Visit our website at https://www.webkitgtk.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, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk, or the
WebKit development mailing list,
https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev

Download

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.18.1.tar.xz (14.1MB)
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