WPE WebKit 2.24.1 released!


This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.24 series.

Highlights of the WPE WebKit 2.24.1 release

  • Do not allow changes in active URI before provisional load starts for non-API requests.
  • Stop the threaded compositor when the page is not visible or layer tree state is frozen.
  • Use WebKit HTTP source element again for adaptive streaming fragments downloading.
  • Properly handle empty resources in webkit_web_resource_get_data().
  • Add quirk to ensure outlook.live.com uses the modern UI.
  • Fix methods returing GObject or boxed types in the JavaScriptCore GLib API.
  • Ensure callback data is passed to functions and constructors with no parameters in the JavaScriptCore GLib API.
  • Fix rendering of complex text when the font uses x,y origins.
  • Fix sound loop with Google Hangouts and WhatsApp notifications.
  • Fix the build with GStreamer 1.12.5 and Gst-GL enabled.
  • Fix event source priorities to avoid starvation causing the NetworkProcess to be killed in constraned environments.
  • Detect SSE2 at compile time.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  • Security fixes: CVE-2019-6251.
wpewebkit-2.24.1.tar.xz (16.1MB)
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