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 [233255]: MIME type subclass check should guard against small strings ...

4 edits in trunk/Source/ThirdParty MIME type subclass check should guard against small strings ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186977 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. Sadly, this code is duplicated between two different files because it...

Michael Catanzaro27/06/2018

Changeset in webkit [233133]: Unreviewed, fix GTK debug build after r233131 ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit Unreviewed, fix GTK debug build after r233131 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186899 This assertion was intended to be...

Michael Catanzaro24/06/2018

Changeset in webkit [233080]: REGRESSION(r230950): [GTK] ...

7 edits in trunk REGRESSION(r230950): [GTK] WebKit::CoordinatedBackingStoreTile::setBackBuffer(): WebKitWebProcess killed by SIGSEGV (ASSERTION FAILED: it != m_tiles.end()) ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186206 Source/WebCore: Unreviewed...

Michael Catanzaro22/06/2018

Changeset in webkit [233072]: [WPE][GTK] Update xdgmime ...

3 edits in trunk/Source/ThirdParty [WPE][GTK] Update xdgmime ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186907 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. Only one change, fixes...

Michael Catanzaro22/06/2018

Changeset in webkit [233036]: Bad optional access in ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Bad optional access in WebCore::ContentSecurityPolicySource::portMatches ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186535 Reviewed by Daniel Bates. Make sure the ports have explicit values before dereferencing...

Michael Catanzaro21/06/2018