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Re: Any plans to move to webkit2gtk-4.0?

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Any plans to move to webkit2gtk-4.0?
Date: Sat, 28 May 2016 11:53:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Ulrich Mueller <address@hidden> writes:

> Looks like both Gentoo and Fedora are going to move away from old
> WebKitGTK+ versions, mainly for security reasons:
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=570034https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/devel%40lists.fedoraproject.org/thread/S3VHBCPMPVZ3NBKR7FQZQE6HBUHVEZ3D/
> Now master as well as the latest release candidate still require
> webkitgtk-3.0. IMHO, depending on a version that is on its way out of
> distros doesn't make much sense, especially for a feature that is
> newly added in Emacs 25.
> So, are there any plans to update to webkit2gtk-4.0?

Eventually yes, but not this late in the Emacs release cycle.

I did have a look at upgrading earlier, but the API seemed to have been
changed around a bit between webkitgtk and webbkit2gtk. Upgrading wasnt
a case of just bumping the dependency versions at any rate.

Joakim Verona

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