[webkit-dev] Moving away from qmake

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Tue Nov 13 09:04:00 PST 2007

On Nov 12, 2007, at 1:26 PM, Timothy Hatcher wrote:

> We could add a script that would add/remove/rename files in all the  
> project files for the various build systems.

Yeah, that's what I had in mind, more than a meta-build-system. If we  
had that, it would remove 90% of the pain of multiple build systems.  
Adding new generated source files could still be an issue, though.


> On Nov 12, 2007, at 1:19 PM, David D. Kilzer wrote:
>> Kevin Ollivier <kevino at theolliviers.com> wrote:
>>> [...]  The tricky part AFAICT would be XCode, though, because
>>> even if there is a scripted solution for this, it would probably  
>>> need
>>> to be run on a Mac where we have access to AppleScript or some other
>>> scripting tool that can read and make changes to XCode projects...
>>> [...]
>> Xcode project files are plain text as well.  It's possible to  
>> update them via
>> script (see WebKitTools/Scripts/sort-Xcode-project-file), but it  
>> requires a
>> little more insight than just staring at the source.
> — Timothy Hatcher
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