WebKitGTK 2.24.1 released!

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

What’s new in the WebKitGTK 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 JavaScriptCore GLib API.
  • Ensure callback data is passed to functions and constructors with no parameters in 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.
  • Detect SSE2 at compile time.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  • Security fixes: CVE-2019-6251.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.