[webkit-dev] Building on Windows: WebKitSupportLibrary.zip is
Artem.Ananiev at Sun.COM
Thu Jul 26 01:03:24 PDT 2007
indeed, I have missed this step. After running the update-webkit script
(and passing some additional flags to curl to work via proxy), it seems
all the required files are in WebKitLibraries directory. I will proceed
with building WebKit.
Adam Roben wrote:
> On Jul 26, 2007, at 12:15 AM, Artem Ananiev wrote:
>> Hi, all,
>> I'm trying to build WebKit on Windows platform and getting some
>> compilation errors like missing header files: pthread.h,
>> When I manually open WebKit solution in VC++ 2005 Express and check
>> include directories:
>> In particular, pthreads.h, unicode/uchar.h, etc. are supposed to be in
>> $(WebKitLibrariesDir) subdirs. This directory is generated by the perl
>> script from the WebKitSupportLibrary.zip at the very beginning of the
>> build process, before VCExpress.exe is launched. The problem is that
>> WebKitSupportLibrary.zip archive *does not* contain the header files
>> mentioned above.
>> Is it a known problem with WebKit? Should I download anything else to
>> build WebKit on Windows?
> The headers you mentioned are actually part of a separate zip file
> that update-webkit downloads and extracts for you. Did you run the
> update-webkit script like http://webkit.org/building/checkout.html says?
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