WebKitGTK+ 2.4.9 released!

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.4 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.4.9 release?

  • Check TLS errors as soon as they are set in the SoupMessage to prevent any data from being sent to the server in case of invalid certificate.
  • Clear the GObject DOM bindings internal cache when frames are destroyed or web view contents are updated.
  • Add HighDPI support for non-accelerated compositing contents.
  • Fix some transfer annotations used in GObject DOM bindings.
  • Use latin1 instead of UTF-8 for HTTP header values.
  • Fix synchronous loads when maximum connection limits are reached.
  • Fix a crash ScrollView::contentsToWindow() when GtkPluginWidget doesn’t have a parent.
  • Fix a memory leak in webkit_web_policy_decision_new.
  • Fix g_closure_unref runtime warning.
  • Fix a crash due to empty drag image during drag and drop.
  • Fix rendering of scrollbars with GTK+ >= 3.16.
  • Fix the build on mingw32/msys.
  • Fix the build with WebKit2 disabled.
  • Fix the build with accelerated compositing disabled.
  • Fix clang version check in configure.
  • Fix the build with recent versions of GLib that have GMutexLocker.
  • Fix the build for Linux/MIPS64EL.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.