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 [238318]: [GTK][WPE] Add "WebKitDeviceInfoPermissionRequest.h" into webkit2.h ...

3 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit [GTK][WPE] Add "WebKitDeviceInfoPermissionRequest.h" into webkit2.h ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191744 Unreviewed, install the file. PlatformGTK.cmake: PlatformWPE.cmake:

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238316]: Merge r235419 - Fix exception throwing code so that topCallFrame and ...

34 edits1 copy1 move1 add1 delete in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r235419 - Fix exception throwing code so that topCallFrame and topEntryFrame stay true to their names. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188577 Reviewed by Saam...

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238315]: Merge r235198 - Eliminate dead code operationThrowDivideError() and ...

3 edits in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22/Source/JavaScriptCore Merge r235198 - Eliminate dead code operationThrowDivideError() and operationThrowOutOfBoundsAccessError() ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188859 Rubber-stamped by Saam...

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238314]: Merge r238291 - An early return from updateSchedulingInfo can leave ...

4 edits in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22/Source/WebCore Merge r238291 - An early return from updateSchedulingInfo can leave some variables uninitialized. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191755 Reviewed by Brent...

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238313]: Merge r238222 - Remove fonts from CSSFontFaceSet safely ...

3 edits2 adds in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r238222 - Remove fonts from CSSFontFaceSet safely ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191676 Reviewed by Zalan Bujtas. Source/WebCore: Test:...

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018