WebKitGTK 2.24.4 released!

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

What’s new in the WebKitGTK 2.24.4 release?

  • Updated the user agent string to make happy certain websites which would claim that the browser being used was unsupported.
  • Improve loading of multimedia streams to avoid memory exhaustion due to excessive caching.
  • Fix display of documents with MIME type application/xml in the Web Inspector, when loaded using XmlHttpRequest.
  • Fix a hang while scrolling certain websites which include HLS video content (Twitter, for example).
  • Fix rounding artifacts in volume levels for media playback.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  • Fix the build with video track support disabled.
  • Fix the build with OpenGL support disabled.
  • Fix build issue which would cause media controls to disappear when Python 3.x was used during the build process.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.