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 [239772]: [WPE][GTK] Purge use of g_assert() under TestWebKitAPI ...

57 edits in trunk/Tools [WPE][GTK] Purge use of g_assert() under TestWebKitAPI ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192841 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. There are separate g_assert_*() macros for use in tests, which we use...

Michael Catanzaro09/01/2019

Changeset in webkit [239770]: [GTK] Add missing autocleanups ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit [GTK] Add missing autocleanups ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193068 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. UIProcess/API/gtk/WebKitAutocleanups.h:

Michael Catanzaro09/01/2019

Changeset in webkit [239754]: [GTK] Updated Swedish translation ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore/platform/gtk/po [GTK] Updated Swedish translation ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193257 Patch by Josef Andersson on 2019-01-08 Rubber-stamped by Michael Catanzaro. sv.po:

Michael Catanzaro09/01/2019

Changeset in webkit [239736]: Unreviewed, silence -Wformat warnings * ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit Unreviewed, silence -Wformat warnings NetworkProcess/NetworkHTTPSUpgradeChecker.cpp: (WebKit::NetworkHTTPSUpgradeChecker::NetworkHTTPSUpgradeChecker): (WebKit::NetworkHTTPSUpgradeChecker::query):

Michael Catanzaro08/01/2019

Changeset in webkit [239596]: UserMedia test should use WKPageNavigationClient ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools UserMedia test should use WKPageNavigationClient ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192913 Reviewed by Youenn Fablet. The test currently uses the deprecated WKPageLoaderClient. It should use WKPageNavigationClient...

Michael Catanzaro03/01/2019