Michael Catanzaro


Igalian since 2015.

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Michael Catanzaro 17/02/2018

On Compiling WebKit (now twice as fast!)

Are you tired of waiting for ages to build large C++ projects like WebKit? Slow headers are generally the problem. Your C++ source code file #includes a few headers, all those headers #include more, and those headers #include more, and more, and more, and...

Michael Catanzaro 16/02/2018

On Python Shebangs

So, how do you write a shebang for a Python program? Let’s first set aside the python2/python3 issue and focus on whether to use env. Which of the following is correct? #!/usr/bin/env python #!/usr/bin/python The first option seems to work in all...

Michael Catanzaro 24/01/2018

Announcing Epiphany Technology Preview

If you use macOS, the best way to use a recent development snapshot of WebKit is surely Safari Technology Preview. But until now, there’s been no good way to do so on Linux, short of running a development distribution like Fedora Rawhide. Enter...

Michael Catanzaro 17/12/2017

Epiphany Stable Flatpak Releases

The latest stable version of Epiphany is now available on Flathub. Download it here. You should be able to double click the flatpakref to install it in GNOME Software, if you use any modern GNOME operating system not named Ubuntu. But, in my experience,...

Michael Catanzaro 14/11/2017

Igalia is Hiring

Igalia is hiring web browser developers. If you think you’re a good candidate for one of these jobs, you’ll want to fill out the online application accompanying one of the postings. We’d love to hear from you. We’re especially...


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Revert "Just stop running all the tests"

This reverts commit 3d674bbdf9713a2ea7bdeead6bee9e4c8e337b19.

Michael Catanzaro22/02/2018

Changeset in webkit [228890]: [GTK] Unsafe g_setenv use in MiniBrowser main ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [GTK] Unsafe g_setenv use in MiniBrowser main ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=182978 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. setenv (and g_setenv) will randomly crash if called too late. MiniBrowser/gtk/main.c: (main):

Michael Catanzaro21/02/2018

Changeset in webkit [228888]: [GTK] USE_UPOWER causes crashes inside a chroot or on systems with ...

6 edits1 delete in trunk [GTK] USE_UPOWER causes crashes inside a chroot or on systems with broken dbus/upower ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=181825 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. .: Get rid of the upower-glib dependency. We will...

Michael Catanzaro21/02/2018

Revert "ephy-notebook: Set halign depending on notebook position"

This reverts commit 6e23db528f5e80effbf667de70085eee74a116c6. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=793356

Michael Catanzaro18/02/2018

Changeset in webkit [228522]: [WPE] Unify build of platform-specific files in WebKit layer ...

3 edits1 add in trunk/Source/WebKit [WPE] Unify build of platform-specific files in WebKit layer ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=182696 Reviewed by Žan Doberšek. This is easy, because all needed changes were made in the...

Michael Catanzaro15/02/2018