WebKitGTK+ 2.10.8 released!

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.10 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.10.8 release?

  • Limit the number of tiles according to the visible area. This was causing a huge memory consumption with some websites.
  • Fix flickering and rendering artifacts when entering accelerated compositing mode before the web view is realized.
  • Fix rendering of form controls and scrollbars with GTK+ >= 3.19.
  • Fix HTTP authentication dialog rendering when accelerated compositing mode is enabled.
  • Fix rendering artifacts when using a web view background color.
  • Fix a crash when creating a WebKitWebView without providing a WebKitWebContext.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  • Security fixes: CVE-2016-1726.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.