Martin Robinson

Michigan (USA), 1983

I'm a software developer working on WebKitGTK+.

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Martin Robinson 04/04/2009

Avoiding the Logging Performance Hit

Sometimes you have a function or a method which more often throws away its arguments than actually uses them. Quite possibly the most common example of this situation is logging. Often you'll see a snippet like this:log.Debug("Processing " + index + " of...

Martin Robinson 06/03/2009

DBus and Threads

Sometimes you'll be using Dbus with threads and notice intermittent segfaults with stack traces like this;#0 0xb4d58d29 in _dbus_watch_invalidate (watch=0x0) at dbus-watch.c:147#1 0xb4d57066 in free_watches (transport=0x979c0d0) at...

Martin Robinson 18/01/2009

Compiling D Source is Easy

There are two compilers available for D. The original D compiler (the one written by Walter) is DMD. It has an open-source front-end (the part that generate the IL) and a proprietary, closed-source back-end (the part that converts the IL into machine...

Martin Robinson 03/01/2009

Different People

Being There warms my heart for several reasons. One of the most notable is that Hal Ashby managed to turn a Cheech and Chong song into some kind of religious experience with umbrellas. There is also the unexpected vignette during the ending, which many...

Martin Robinson 02/01/2009

Embedding Python in D

Oooooooooh.It's some snakes.It's some snakes.A while back I began spending some time acquainting myself with D. For those who don't know, D is a relatively new system programming language with all kinds of interesting features like very flexible garbage...

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Changeset [183314]: Rename ENABLE_3D_RENDERING to ENABLE_3D_TRANSFORMS ...

32 edits in trunk Rename ENABLE_3D_RENDERING to ENABLE_3D_TRANSFORMS ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=144182 Reviewed by Simon Fraser. .: Source/cmake/OptionsEfl.cmake: Replace all instances of 3D_RENDERING with...

Martin Robinson25/04/2015

Changeset [183012]: [CMake] Include ICU unconditionally on the source lists ...

3 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore [CMake] Include ICU unconditionally on the source lists ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143900 Reviewed by Darin Adler. No new tests. This is just a build file change. CMakeLists.txt: Integrate ICU source...

Martin Robinson20/04/2015

Send back unused buffers to the right pipeline

Send back unused buffers to the right pipeline Update to latest rust-layers and send back all buffers to their original pipeline.

Martin Robinson11/02/2015

Revert "Using Color equality operators to streamline code"

Revert "Using Color equality operators to streamline code"

Martin Robinson04/02/2015

Merge pull request #4825 from Adenilson/usingColorOperators01

Merge pull request #4825 from Adenilson/usingColorOperators01 Using Color equality operators to streamline code

Martin Robinson03/02/2015