[webkit-dev] Problems building on Unix

Krzysztof Kowalczyk kkowalczyk at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 23:18:17 PDT 2006

I just tried to build the latest SVN sources under Linux (Ubuntu 5.04).

As far as I can tell I get all my depndencies via

I did cd WebKitTools/Scripts; regenerate-makefiles

I went into Bakefiles directory and ran bakefile_gen.

I can build jscore by running make in JavaScriptCore directory.

However, when trying to build Projects/wx or Projects/gtk, I get the following:

kjk at ubuntu:~/src/webkit/WebCore/Projects/wx$ make
make: *** No rule to make target
`../../DerivedSources/WebCore/CharsetData.cpp', needed by
`obj-gnu/webcore_wx_CharsetData.o'.  Stop.

I can see that DerivedSources directory is empty. Somehow I get the
impression that WebCore/make-generated-sources.sh script was supposed
to be called with the right parameters but wasn't.

I can't find the place where it's supposed to be called (just calling
it from shell doesn't work because it needs to be passed name of the

Can anyone offer some insight into what I might have missed?

Does anyone have the latest version building under Unix? If yes, which
project (wx or gtk)?

The only clue I have is that when running bakefile_gen I get:

3/7] generating msvs2005 from ../JavaScriptCore/jscore.bkl
warning: ignoring action target 'DerivedSources'

But this might be expected.

Any help appreciated.

-- kjk

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