Michael Catanzaro

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Igalian since 2015.

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Michael Catanzaro 12/11/2018

The GNOME (and WebKitGTK+) Networking Stack

WebKit currently has four network backends: CoreFoundation (used by macOS and iOS, and thus Safari) CFNet (used by iTunes on Windows… I think only iTunes?) cURL (used by most Windows applications, also PlayStation) libsoup (used by WebKitGTK+ and...

Michael Catanzaro 07/11/2018

Mesa Update Breaks WebKitGTK+ in Fedora 29

If you’re using Fedora and discovered that WebKitGTK+ is displaying blank pages, the cause is a bad mesa update, mesa-18.2.3-1.fc29. This in turn was caused by a GCC bug that resulted in miscompilation of mesa. To avoid this bug, downgrade...

Michael Catanzaro 03/11/2018

WebKitGTK+ 2.22.2 and 2.22.3, Media Source Extensions, and YouTube

Last month, I attended the Web Engines Hackfest (hosted by Igalia in A Coruña, Spain) and also the WebKit Contributors Meeting (hosted by Apple in San Jose, California). These are easily the two biggest WebKit development events of the year, and...

Michael Catanzaro 03/11/2018

On WebKit Build Options (Also: How to Accidentally Disable Important Security Features!)

When building WebKitGTK+, it’s a good idea to stick to the default values for the build options. If you’re building some sort of embedded system and really know what you’re doing, then OK, it might make sense to change some settings and...

Michael Catanzaro 21/07/2018

On Flatpak Nightlies

Here’s a little timeline of some fun we had with the GNOME master Flatpak runtime last week: Tuesday, July 10: a bad runtime build is published.  Trying to start any application results in error while loading shared libraries: libdw.so.1: cannot...

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Changeset in webkit [239028]: [WPE][GTK] run-minibrowser improperly creates webkit-flatpak ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [WPE][GTK] run-minibrowser improperly creates webkit-flatpak environment ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190241 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. run-minibrowser calls into webkit-flatpak to check if a flatpak...

Michael Catanzaro10/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239027]: [GTK] Don't use the slice allocator ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [GTK] Don't use the slice allocator ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192360 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. MiniBrowser/gtk/main.c: (aboutDataRequestFree): (aboutDataRequestNew):

Michael Catanzaro10/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239004]: Merge r235253 - [CMake] Have checks are not getting set inside CMake ...

4 edits in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r235253 - [CMake] Have checks are not getting set inside CMake properly ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188901 Reviewed by Michael Catanzaro. .: Make sure the variable's value is sent to...

Michael Catanzaro08/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239003]: Merge r237491 - Make VIDEO enabled if ENCRYPTED_MEDIA is enabled. ...

2 edits in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r237491 - Make VIDEO enabled if ENCRYPTED_MEDIA is enabled. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190983 Unreviewed build update. Source/cmake/WebKitFeatures.cmake:

Michael Catanzaro08/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239002]: Merge r238082 - [GTK] Silence ATK_XY_PARENT warnings ...

4 edits in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22/Source/WebCore Merge r238082 - [GTK] Silence ATK_XY_PARENT warnings ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191504 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia...

Michael Catanzaro08/12/2018