Michael Catanzaro

USA

Igalian since 2015.

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Michael Catanzaro 19/03/2019

Epiphany Technology Preview Upgrade Requires Manual Intervention

Jan-Michael has recently changed Epiphany Technology Preview to use a separate app ID. Instead of org.gnome.Epiphany, it will now be org.gnome.Epiphany.Devel, to avoid clashing with your system version of Epiphany. You can now have separate desktop icons...

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...

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Changeset in webkit [243323]: Unreviewed, more clang 3.8 build fixes ...

7 edits in trunk/Source/JavaScriptCore Unreviewed, more clang 3.8 build fixes ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195947 In the spirit of making our code worse to please old...

Michael Catanzaro21/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243216]: Unreviewed, further attempt to fix clang 3.8 build ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WTF Unreviewed, further attempt to fix clang 3.8 build ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195947 wtf/MetaAllocator.cpp: (WTF::MetaAllocator::allocate):

Michael Catanzaro20/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243215]: REGRESSION(r243115) breaks build for clang 3.8 ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WTF REGRESSION(r243115) breaks build for clang 3.8 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195947 Reviewed by Chris Dumez. wtf/text/StringConcatenate.h: (WTF::tryMakeStringFromAdapters):

Michael Catanzaro20/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243165]: Unreviewed, fix -Wformat warning ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/bmalloc Unreviewed, fix -Wformat warning ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195895 bmalloc/Scavenger.cpp: (bmalloc::Scavenger::threadRunLoop):

Michael Catanzaro19/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243163]: Build cleanly with GCC 9 ...

208 edits in trunk/Source Build cleanly with GCC 9 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195920 Reviewed by Chris Dumez. WebKit triggers three new GCC 9 warnings: """ -Wdeprecated-copy, implied by -Wextra, warns about the C++11 deprecation of...

Michael Catanzaro19/03/2019