Michael Catanzaro


Igalian since 2015.

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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....

Michael Catanzaro 15/04/2017

More On Private Internet Access

A few quick follow-up thoughts from my original review. First, problems I haven’t solved yet: I forgot an important problem in my first blog: email. Evolution is borderline unusable with PIA. My personal GMail account usually works reliably, but...


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Revert "Just stop running all the tests"

This reverts commit 3d674bbdf9713a2ea7bdeead6bee9e4c8e337b19.

Michael Catanzaro22/02/2018

Changeset in webkit [228890]: [GTK] Unsafe g_setenv use in MiniBrowser main ...

2 edits in trunk/Tools [GTK] Unsafe g_setenv use in MiniBrowser main ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=182978 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. setenv (and g_setenv) will randomly crash if called too late. MiniBrowser/gtk/main.c: (main):

Michael Catanzaro21/02/2018

Changeset in webkit [228888]: [GTK] USE_UPOWER causes crashes inside a chroot or on systems with ...

6 edits1 delete in trunk [GTK] USE_UPOWER causes crashes inside a chroot or on systems with broken dbus/upower ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=181825 Reviewed by Carlos Garcia Campos. .: Get rid of the upower-glib dependency. We will...

Michael Catanzaro21/02/2018

Revert "ephy-notebook: Set halign depending on notebook position"

This reverts commit 6e23db528f5e80effbf667de70085eee74a116c6. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=793356

Michael Catanzaro18/02/2018

Changeset in webkit [228522]: [WPE] Unify build of platform-specific files in WebKit layer ...

3 edits1 add in trunk/Source/WebKit [WPE] Unify build of platform-specific files in WebKit layer ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=182696 Reviewed by Žan Doberšek. This is easy, because all needed changes were made in the...

Michael Catanzaro15/02/2018