WebKitGTK+ 2.17.92 Brings Improved Wayland Support

Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 4 September 2017 at 08:11 AM EDT. 8 Comments
The WebKitGTK+ build of the WebKit rendering engine for GNOME desktop applications has seen measurable Wayland improvements ahead of this month's GNOME 3.28 debut.

WebKitGTK+ 2.17.92 improves the CPU Usage when running under Wayland with accelerated compositing. WebKitGTK+ also now improves the memory consumption of the user-interface process when running under Wayland.

WebKitGTK+ 2.17.92 also fixes some rendering issues, a potential web process crash, and more. There is also now support for cookies and screenshot commands in the WebDriver.

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