Tue Jul 21 2020

WPE WebKit 2.29.1 released

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This is the first development release leading towards the 2.30 series.

What’s new in WPE WebKit 2.29.1?

  • Add Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) support.
  • Add webkit_authentication_request_get_security_origin().
  • Add support for video formats in <img> elements.
  • Add API to handle video autoplay policy that now defaults to disallow autoplay videos with audio.
  • Add API to mute a web view.
  • Add API to allow applications to handle the HTTP authentication credential storage.
  • Add API to configure and handle the DOM cache.
  • Add API to configure and handle Service Worker registrations.
  • Add a WebKitSettings property to set the media content types requiring hardware support.
  • Add support for sndio to the Bubblewrap sandbox.
  • Add support for website data to the existing permission request API.
  • Add support for rendering many user interface controls (scroll bars, progress bars, spin buttons, menu lists, sliders, etc.)
  • Add USER_AGENT_BRANDING build option.
  • Use a mobile User-Agent string on tablets and handheld devices.
  • Change the cookies accept policy to always when no-third-party is set and ITP is enabled.
  • Enable kinetic scrolling with async scrolling.
  • Bubblewrap sandbox should not attempt to bind empty paths.
  • Fix several race conditions and threading issues in the media player.
  • Fix web process hangs on large GitHub pages.
  • Fix a race condition causing a crash in media player.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

Checksums

wpewebkit-2.29.1.tar.xz (19.8 MiB)
   md5sum: bf15fb4886a1fafbba06f84797ead8a5
   sha1sum: 56d690ecdc90b78b284d645f13b870374573660d
   sha256sum: 016cbff49c9fa976f94075c681df784e83ac1b1338829d3d7b8cdad6b214cb89

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