WebKitGTK+ 2.15.1 released!

WebKitGTK+ 2.15.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.15.1.tar.xz (13.1MB)
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   sha256sum: 43b57d79d636a76f6ee3fbcf2a7e63aba7b86931b2113fa8dd59ca674f95ed80

This is the first development release leading toward 2.16 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.15.1 release?

  - GObject DOM bindings API marked as unstable has been removed.
  - Expose WebKitDOMHTMLInputElement APIs for form autofill.
  - Properly update WebKitWebView and WebKitWebPage URI properties when request is modified by
    WebKitWebPage:send-request signal.
  - Switch to use GMenu internally in the context menu implementation.
  - Dot not leak the default WebKitWebsiteDataManager in WebKitWebContext.
  - The network backend now always sniff contents for Downloads.
  - Use eglGetPlatformDisplay when available instead of eglGetDisplay.
  - Avoid strstr() when checking (E)GL extensions.
  - Fix the build with ENABLE_OPENGL=OFF and allow to build on Wayland without OpenGL again.
  - 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


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 >= 1.2.3
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,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/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,
October 26, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos

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