Michael Catanzaro


Igalian since 2015.

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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...

Michael Catanzaro 09/08/2017

On Firefox Sync

Epiphany 3.26 is, unfortunately, not going to be packed with cool new features like 3.24 was. We’ve just been too busy working on improving WebKit this cycle. But there is one cool new thing: Firefox Sync support. You can sync bookmarks, history,...

Michael Catanzaro 06/08/2017

Endgame for WebKit Woes

In my original blog post On WebKit Security Updates, I identified three separate problems affecting WebKit users on Linux: Distributions were not providing updates for WebKitGTK+. This was the main focus of that post. Distributions were shipping a...

Michael Catanzaro 06/08/2017

Modifying hidden settings in Epiphany 3.24

We’re just one short month away from releasing Epiphany 3.26, but this is not a post about that. Turns out there is some confusion about how to edit hidden settings in Epiphany 3.24. Many users previously relied on the dconf-editor tool to tweak...

Michael Catanzaro 15/06/2017

Debian Stretch ships latest WebKitGTK+

I’ll keep this update short. Debian has decided to ship the latest version of WebKitGTK+, 2.16.3, in its upcoming Stretch release. Since Debian was the last major distribution holding out on providing WebKit security updates, this is a big deal....


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Changeset in webkit [225056]: Unreviewed WPE test gardening * platform/wpe/TestExpectations:

2 edits in trunk/LayoutTests Unreviewed WPE test gardening platform/wpe/TestExpectations:

Michael Catanzaro21/11/2017

Changeset in webkit [225055]: Unreviewed, speculative attempt to fix run-gtk-tests after r225047 ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools Unreviewed, speculative attempt to fix run-gtk-tests after r225047 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=173772 jhbuild/jhbuildutils.py: (enter_jhbuild_environment_if_available):

Michael Catanzaro21/11/2017

Give up on using 'git describe' to show tech preview version

Just show the build date and time instead. I think the SDK builder is using shallow clones, or not downloading tags, or something.

Michael Catanzaro20/11/2017

Changeset in webkit [225050]: Remove ENABLE_ALLINONE_BUILD option ...

7 edits in trunk Remove ENABLE_ALLINONE_BUILD option ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=179823 Reviewed by Darin...

Michael Catanzaro20/11/2017

flatpak: Make the downloads popover work

There's no way to open nautilus now, let alone browse to the file, so give up on that. We'll fall back to Allan's original design when running inside flatpak: nothing happens when clicking on a row, unless you click the open button. Open button opens...

Michael Catanzaro19/11/2017