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 [233405]: Asan false positive: stack use after scope under ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Asan false positive: stack use after scope under WebCore::ApplyPropertyBorderImageModifier in WebCore::Length::Length(WebCore::Length&&) ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186980 Reviewed by Oliver Hunt. We...

Michael Catanzaro01/07/2018

Changeset in webkit [233404]: Fix off-by-one error in xdg_mime_get_simple_globs ...

3 edits in trunk/Source/ThirdParty Fix off-by-one error in xdg_mime_get_simple_globs ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186554 Reviewed by Daniel Bates. We have an off-by-one error here in some code that was added for WebKit. (This is not...

Michael Catanzaro01/07/2018

Changeset in webkit [233402]: [CMake] build-webkit should be able to enable address sanitizer ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [CMake] build-webkit should be able to enable address sanitizer ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=187222 Reviewed by Daniel Bates. If 'set-webkit-configuration --asan' has been run, then build-webkit should...

Michael Catanzaro30/06/2018

Changeset in webkit [233400]: Unreviewed, add missing PLATFORM(COCOA) guard after r233207 ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit Unreviewed, add missing PLATFORM(COCOA) guard after r233207 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186788 WebProcess/InjectedBundle/API/c/WKBundle.cpp: (WKBundleExtendClassesForParameterCoder):

Michael Catanzaro30/06/2018

Changeset in webkit [233305]: [GTK] ASSERTION FAILED: ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit [GTK] ASSERTION FAILED: !HashTranslator::equal(KeyTraits::emptyValue(), key) when dragging file into webview ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=175602 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. We check using the...

Michael Catanzaro28/06/2018