[webkit-dev] Nightly Builds

Mark Rowe opendarwin.org at bdash.net.nz
Thu Jun 30 19:16:29 PDT 2005

On 1/07/2005, at 14:11 , Mark Rowe wrote:
> On 1/07/2005, at 11:03 , Jamie Diamond wrote:
>> Has anyone considered setting up a nightly build system? This  
>> could easily be maintained by one of the main WebKit devs or  
>> anyone else reliable for that matter. It would take the CVS code  
>> from that day, build it, and put it up on the server so anyone in  
>> the dev community could download and test. This would allow for a  
>> much greater testing and QA community. You would no longer have to  
>> be a building whiz to pitch in and help test and file. Also, for  
>> anyone who uses Firefix or Caminknight, the maker of these two  
>> programs has one ready for the day Safari does nightly builds. We  
>> just need the URL. This program could, when installed,  
>> automatically fetch the latest nightly build and install it on a  
>> tester's machine. Anyone wiling to help implement and maintain  
>> nightly builds (not me, I'm far from knowledgeful enough to). Thanks.
> I've just thrown together a script to build + upload WebKit.  With  
> the wonders of launchd, it should execute daily at 1600 NZST (0400  
> UTC).  It uploads a disk image containing the built frameworks + a  
> stub application to <http://bdash.net.nz/files/webkit/nightly/ 
> Latest-WebKit-CVS.dmg>.  Previous versions will be available in the  
> <http://bdash.net.nz/files/webkit/nightly/> directory.

Just to be clear, these builds will only run on OS X 10.4.


Mark Rowe

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