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 [238312]: Merge r238119 - Do not collapse the soon-to-be-parent anon block when ...

7 edits2 adds in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r238119 - Do not collapse the soon-to-be-parent anon block when we shuffle around the marker item renderer. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191554 Reviewed by Antti...

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238311]: Merge r237837 - [MediaStream] An audio track should be muted when ...

8 edits2 adds in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r237837 - [MediaStream] An audio track should be muted when capture is interrupted by the OS. Source/WebCore: ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id= 191283 Patch by Eric Carlson on...

Michael Catanzaro17/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238236]: [SOUP] Make Accept-Languages header look more like other browsers ...

3 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit [SOUP] Make Accept-Languages header look more like other browsers ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191614 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. This changes our Accept-Language header to better match other...

Michael Catanzaro15/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238082]: [GTK] Silence ATK_XY_PARENT warnings ...

4 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore [GTK] Silence ATK_XY_PARENT warnings ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191504 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia...

Michael Catanzaro12/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [238069]: [WPE][GTK] API test /webkit/WebKitSettings/webkit-settings is failing ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [WPE][GTK] API test /webkit/WebKitSettings/webkit-settings is failing ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191221 Unreviewed, fix a typo from the previous patch. After disabling the setting, we should test that it is...

Michael Catanzaro10/11/2018