[webkit-dev] Definitive build system

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Mon Feb 12 13:38:47 PST 2007

On 12-Feb-07, at 4:14 PM, Krzysztof Kowalczyk wrote:

>> I'm trying to do some contributions in the Gdk port.
>> First all,  I'm trying to fix the build system for gdk. It uses
>> BakeFiles, but it seems that this option has been abandoned.
> That's not entirely true. The svn trunk now builds with bakefiles so
> build system should not be a barrier for people who just want to
> contribute to gtk port. I'll try to keep the build working.
> Having said that, I would welcome a better build and extending CMake
> build to support gtk would be great.
> Having said that, I just tried to build qt version on linux with cmake
> (currently that's the only one that uses cmake) and I failed so it
> seems like cmake build isn't actively maintained either (maybe it
> works well on mac, that's one thing I couldn't verify).

    The Qt build uses the standard build-webkit and qmake.  It's a  
self-contained build, really.  CMake is used by the KDE build, which  
is Qt plus KDE libraries.

George Staikos
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