[webkit-dev] Re: gtk port

zaheer ahmad zaheer.mot at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 03:48:42 PST 2007

i used the patch below and had success in rendering arabic webpages.
however this seems to have broken the text search,

Font::selectionRectForText ->  selectionRectForComplexText(run, style,
point, h, from, to); seems to be returning incorrect values.


On 11/15/07, Alp Toker <alp at atoker.com> wrote:
> zaheer ahmad wrote:
> > i have few questions on webkit gtk port
> > 1- how to run the autotests - seem to be specific to mac and where to
> > get those as they do not come with the nightly build tarball
> None of the ports use autotools right now actually. the GTK+ port uses
> qmake. Here are the build instructions:
>    http://trac.webkit.org/projects/webkit/wiki/BuildingGtk
> > 2- gtk port uses pango, but internationalization (e.g. opening arabic
> > pages) does not seem to work.
> I've implemented initial Pango text rendering support. The patch is at
> http://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15610
> Screenshot: http://www.ndesk.org/tmp/WebKitArabic.png
> It's a little buggy but anyone who needs this is welcome to complete it.
> If the feature is important to people, I can prioritise it a little I guess.

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