[webkit-dev] Porting to Windows

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Tue Jun 7 22:12:25 PDT 2005

On Jun 7, 2005, at 7:27 PM, Justin Haygood wrote:

> I'm trying to port JavaScriptCore to Windows... doesn't look to easy.
> KJS/PCRE is much easier to port & combine than JavaScriptCore's KJS/ 

If you tell us more about the specific problems you're having, then  
we can try to help you out.

> for some reason, the bla_object.lut.h files created from Perl  
> aren't liked to well by the compiler I'm using (MSVC 8).

What specific errors do you get?

> Also, is grammar.y grammar.h once ran thru bison?

Bison generates grammar.h and grammar.cpp from grammar.y.

> Just some questions to help me in my porting process. Also, if I  
> port a file, but not the entire thing, should i go ahead and submit  
> a patch for it?

If the code still compiles and works correctly on Mac OS X, then  
sure, a partial patch to fix building on Windows would be fine.  
Having it in the tree would allow others to join in and make further  


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