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 [239542]: Merge r219121 - Synchronous media query evaluation could destroy ...

7 edits2 adds in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r219121 - Synchronous media query evaluation could destroy current Frame/FrameView. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192781 Reviewed by Chris Dumez. Source/WebCore: Protect Frame and...

Michael Catanzaro23/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239507]: Add JSCOnly to bot dashboard ...

5 edits2 adds in trunk/Tools Add JSCOnly to bot dashboard ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192964 Reviewed by Alexey Proskuryakov. Apparently we have five JSCOnly test bots and multiple developers working on keeping them in good shape....

Michael Catanzaro21/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239490]: Unreviewed, remove stray #pragma once added to .cpp file * ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Unreviewed, remove stray #pragma once added to .cpp file svg/properties/SVGAttributeOwnerProxy.cpp:

Michael Catanzaro21/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239489]: Merge r239392 - JSPropertyNameEnumerator should cache the iterated ...

3 edits2 adds in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r239392 - JSPropertyNameEnumerator should cache the iterated object's structure only after getting its property names. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192464 Reviewed by Saam...

Michael Catanzaro21/12/2018

Changeset in webkit [239488]: Merge r239070 - SVGViewSpec objects should mark relevant SVG elements ...

12 edits2 copies2 adds in releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-2.22 Merge r239070 - SVGViewSpec objects should mark relevant SVG elements ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192567 Reviewed by Ryosuke Niwa. Source/WebCore: SVGViewSpec elements...

Michael Catanzaro21/12/2018