[webkit-dev] Origin of S60WebKit?
mike.emmel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 13:58:03 PDT 2006
Why not start with the gdk code ?
On 9/22/06, Kenneth Jung <jungkenn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Zalan,
> Thank you for your explanation.
> For fundamental understanding about API model of WebKit, I decided to use
> the original Mac version as a reference.
> I believe that a working reference is very important in doing port.
> I tried to build the Tiger branch 10.4.5 with xcode 2.4 on the Intel Mac
> system (OS X 10.4.7).
> Unfortunately, it failed because of a lot of compile errors by missing
> private system headers like CoreGraphicsPrivate.h.
> It appears that Tiger branch has huge dependency on OS internals and I could
> not find those files from anywhere.
> Isn't there any method to build it?
> Also, is there any source for more information about the Tiger branch?
> Though I tried my best with Google, I couldn't find any information about it
> except your post.
> I couldn't find even the release announcement.
> It appears to me that you are the only person who knows where the Tiger
> branch is.
> On 9/10/06, Zalan.Bujtas at nokia.com <Zalan.Bujtas at nokia.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > >1. There seems to be a big difference between the latest source code of
> > WebKit and S60WebKit. What version (or point of
> > >time) did S60WebKit based on? I want to get the original source code of
> > WebKit which S60 project had been based on.
> > S60 port of the webkit is based on the Tiger branch. (Mac OS X 10.4
> > Tiger -
> > we updated the baseline with Mac OS X 10.4.5 early this year.
> > >2. From the source code, I discovered that NOKIA team disabled pthread
> > support in KJS. Though I know nothing about
> > >Symbian, I am sure that they could port to Symbian's threading model if
> > they want. Does anyone know the reason? If I re-
> > There is no particular reason why pthread was disabled. One thing is
> > that Symbian does not encourage you to use multithreading, but it was
> > not the reason why it was not implemented. ( it must be that we never
> > had time to add the pthread library)
> > Zalan.
> > ________________________________
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> > [mailto:webkit-dev-bounces at opendarwin.org] On Behalf Of
> ext Kenneth Jung
> > Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 1:34 AM
> > To: webkit-dev at opendarwin.org
> > Subject: [webkit-dev] Origin of S60WebKit?
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to port S60WebKit to resource constraint embedded Linux
> > system based on S3C2410.
> > At very early stage, I have following two radical questions. Can anyone
> > give me hints?
> > 1. There seems to be a big difference between the latest source code of
> > WebKit and S60WebKit. What version (or point of time) did S60WebKit
> > based on? I want to get the original source code of WebKit which S60
> > project had been based on.
> > 2. From the source code, I discovered that NOKIA team disabled pthread
> > support in KJS. Though I know nothing about Symbian, I am sure that they
> > could port to Symbian's threading model if they want. Does anyone know
> > the reason? If I re-enable pthread code, may I expect threading support
> > without any problem?
> > Thanks,
> > Kenneth
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