WebKitGTK+ 1.7.5 released!

WebKitGTK+ 1.7.5 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/webkit-1.7.5.tar.xz (7.4MB)
   md5sum: 074c72e937669cada70faaf6802a86e1
   sha256sum: d6e30ea0fd62c9cb25ca4cb8a60282f0707994868a1065640bb008ee39feb1ec

This is a development release leading toward 1.8 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 1.7.5 release?

  - Add new signals to track resources loading.
  - Add --no-timeout command line option to DumpRenderTree.
  - Expose accessibility hierarchy in WebKit2 to ATK/AT-SPI based ATs.
  - Allow to build using extra jhbuild modulesets.
  - Fix emission of ATK text-caret-moved and text-selection-changed
  - Update primary clipboard with the current selection in X11
    platforms in WebKit2.
  - Implement the policy client in WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add basic printing support to WebKit2.
  - Do not add unnecessary blanks at the end of a line of text to fix.
    the line returned by atk_text_get_text_at_offset().
  - Make sure input text field is repainted when value is changed.
  - Add print-backgrounds setting to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Respect the has-backward-stepper and has-forward-stepper
    properties when drawing scrollbars.
  - WebKit-3.0.gir now includes information about C includes or
    exported packages.
  - WebKit1 API documentation was not generated when building with
  - Make WebKitWebView work inside a GtkOffscreenWindow.
  - Implement DownloadClient and add downloads API to WebKit2 GTK+

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


gtk+ >= 2.10
gail >= 1.8
glib >= 2.27.90
libsoup >=
cairo >= 1.10
libxml >= 2.6
fontconfig >= 2.4
FreeType2 >= 9.0

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

gtk+ >= 3.0
gail >= 3.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
SQLite >= 3.0
gstreamer >= 0.10
gstreamer-plugin-base >= 0.10.30
enchant >= 0.22
libfftw >= 3.2.2

More information

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

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

- Browse the bug list at http://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 #webkit-gtk IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
  http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit's development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
February 06, 2012
Carlos Garcia Campos

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