WebKitGTK+ 2.8.4 released!

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.8 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.8.4 release?

  • Make WebSQL work by using a default quota instead of always failing in openDatabase with DOM Exception 18.
  • Improve detection and usage of GL/GLES/EGL libraries.
  • Fix a crash on memory allocation using bmalloc on 32bit systems.
  • Fix DOCUMENT_VIEWER cache model to actually disable the memory cache.
  • Fix a WebProcess crash after too many redirect error when there’s an active NPAPI plugin.
  • Fix a WebProcess crash when gtk-font-name setting is empty.
  • Ensure Math.abs() doesn’t return negative.
  • Correctly restore accelerated compositing after a WebProcess crash.
  • Respect X-Frame-Options headers when loading from application cache.
  • Several crashes and rendering issues fixed.
  • Fix the MIPS N64 detection.
  • Fix several memory leaks.
  • Translation updates: Catalan.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.