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 [243323]: Unreviewed, more clang 3.8 build fixes ...

7 edits in trunk/Source/JavaScriptCore Unreviewed, more clang 3.8 build fixes ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195947 In the spirit of making our code worse to please old...

Michael Catanzaro21/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243216]: Unreviewed, further attempt to fix clang 3.8 build ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WTF Unreviewed, further attempt to fix clang 3.8 build ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195947 wtf/MetaAllocator.cpp: (WTF::MetaAllocator::allocate):

Michael Catanzaro20/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243215]: REGRESSION(r243115) breaks build for clang 3.8 ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WTF REGRESSION(r243115) breaks build for clang 3.8 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195947 Reviewed by Chris Dumez. wtf/text/StringConcatenate.h: (WTF::tryMakeStringFromAdapters):

Michael Catanzaro20/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243165]: Unreviewed, fix -Wformat warning ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/bmalloc Unreviewed, fix -Wformat warning ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195895 bmalloc/Scavenger.cpp: (bmalloc::Scavenger::threadRunLoop):

Michael Catanzaro19/03/2019

Changeset in webkit [243163]: Build cleanly with GCC 9 ...

208 edits in trunk/Source Build cleanly with GCC 9 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195920 Reviewed by Chris Dumez. WebKit triggers three new GCC 9 warnings: """ -Wdeprecated-copy, implied by -Wextra, warns about the C++11 deprecation of...

Michael Catanzaro19/03/2019