Michael Catanzaro

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Igalian since 2015.

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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...

Michael Catanzaro 05/06/2018

Security vulnerability in Epiphany Technology Preview

If you use Epiphany Technology Preview, please update immediately and ensure you have revision 3.29.2-26 or newer. We discovered and resolved a vulnerability that allowed websites to access internal Epiphany features and thereby exfiltrate passwords from...

Michael Catanzaro 28/05/2018

Thoughts on Flatpak after four months of Epiphany Technology Preview

It’s been four months since I announced Epiphany Technology Preview — which I’ve been using as my main browser ever since — and five months since I announced the availability of a stable channel via Flatpak. For the most part,...

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...

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Changeset in webkit [235903]: WebPageProxy should hold a WeakPtr to its PageClient ...

11 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit WebPageProxy should hold a WeakPtr to its PageClient ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188872 Reviewed by Ryosuke Niwa. This ensures the PageClient reference is always valid when...

Michael Catanzaro11/09/2018

Changeset in webkit [235612]: [WPE][GTK] Add more unused result warnings to JSC API ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/JavaScriptCore [WPE][GTK] Add more unused result warnings to JSC API ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=189243 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. The jsc_context_evaluate() family of functions has a (transfer full)...

Michael Catanzaro04/09/2018

Changeset in webkit [235588]: [WPE] 2.21.91 fails to build with ENABLE_MINIBROWSER ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [WPE] 2.21.91 fails to build with ENABLE_MINIBROWSER ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=189006 Reviewed by Darin Adler. The MiniBrowser source code is missing from the tarball. Oops! Add it. wpe/manifest.txt.in:

Michael Catanzaro02/09/2018

Changeset in webkit [235500]: Unreviewed, rolling out r235114. ostree server deleted our commits? ...

4 edits3 adds in trunk/Tools Unreviewed, rolling out r235114. ostree server deleted our commits? Reverted changeset: "[Flatpak] Update to GNOME master...

Michael Catanzaro30/08/2018

Changeset in webkit [235362]: Unreviewed, bump WPE/GTK version numbers We have a pkg-config ...

3 edits in trunk Unreviewed, bump WPE/GTK version numbers We have a pkg-config dependency on 2.21.92 but trunk is stuck on 2.21.5. So bump the version number to 2.23.0. It seems like a good version number to use until the next real...

Michael Catanzaro27/08/2018