WebKitGTK+ 2.12.4 released!

WebKitGTK+ 2.12.4 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.12.4.tar.xz (11.2MB)
   md5sum: 0331ac714fd1a0587ffea470ef1afb20
   sha256sum: 424d3177599abbc1eb1a1ad7928dd280a62006e992f2fada2e059375a9609a77

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.12 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.12.4 release?

  - Fix performance in accelerated compositing mode with the modesetting intel driver and DRI3 enabled.
  - Reduce the amount of file descriptors that the Web Process keeps open.
  - Fix Web Process deadlocks when loading HLS videos.
  - Make CSS and SVG animations run at 60fps.
  - Make meter elements accessible.
  - Improve accessibility name and description of elements to make it more compatible with W3C specs and
    fix several bugs in which the accessible name of objects was missing or broken.
  - Fix a crash when running windowed plugins under Wayland.
  - Fix a crash at process exit under Wayland.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Translation updates: German.
  - Security fixes: CVE-2016-4622, CVE-2016-4624, CVE-2016-4591, CVE-2016-4590.

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+ >= 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
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

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

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.0.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
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,
  http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit development mailing list,


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

The WebKitGTK+ team,
August 24, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos

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