WebKitGTK+ 2.10.8 released!

WebKitGTK+ 2.10.8 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.10.8.tar.xz (10.5MB)
   md5sum: 252aad5319aa59d940b3d8161c5a9dc0
   sha256sum: 313682b23f03c457b28a7ef2d5bdb70a8174cca1d32e0a853fb36fa4dcf928a9

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.10 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.10.8 release?

  - Limit the number of tiles according to the visible area. This was causing a huge memory
    consumption with some websites.
  - Fix flickering and rendering artifacts when entering accelerated compositing mode
    before the web view is realized.
  - Fix rendering of form controls and scrollbars with GTK+ >= 3.19.
  - Fix HTTP authentication dialog rendering when accelerated compositing mode is enabled.
  - Fix rendering artifacts when using a web view background color.
  - Fix a crash when creating a WebKitWebView without providing a WebKitWebContext.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Security fixes: CVE-2016-1726.

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 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 #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,
March 11, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos

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