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 [238067]: Unreviewed, silence -Wunused-variable warning * bytecode/Opcode.h: ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/JavaScriptCore Unreviewed, silence -Wunused-variable warning bytecode/Opcode.h: (JSC::padOpcodeName):

Michael Catanzaro10/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [237805]: [WPE][GTK] API test runner fails to respect default build type ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [WPE][GTK] API test runner fails to respect default build type ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190247 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. Problem is it's looking for a release build, even though I've run...

Michael Catanzaro05/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [237796]: [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 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. This test ensures that MSE is disabled by default, but we now enable it...

Michael Catanzaro05/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [237795]: REGRESSION(r237031): [GTK] Test /webkit/WebKitWebView/settings is ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools REGRESSION(r237031): [GTK] Test /webkit/WebKitWebView/settings is failing ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191225 Reviewed by Alejandro G. Castro. Fix a memory leak causing this test to...

Michael Catanzaro05/11/2018

Changeset in webkit [237791]: [WPE][GTK] Expose ENABLE_MEDIA_SOURCE as public option ...

2 edits in trunk [WPE][GTK] Expose ENABLE_MEDIA_SOURCE as public option ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191223 Reviewed by Xabier Rodriguez-Calvar. This option should be public because it needs to be disabled to build with GStreamer...

Michael Catanzaro05/11/2018