[webkit-dev] Re: Re: A newBie question about compilation (Artem
Artem.Ananiev at Sun.COM
Tue Oct 2 07:05:25 PDT 2007
Right, you can run your own build of WebKit (WebKit.dll) using Safari. The
script 'run-safari', as I remember, searches for Safari at the default location
only (c:\program files\safari\safari.exe), so you need to install Safari there
or modify the script.
Eva Madrazo wrote:
> Thanks Artem,
> that was the problem! I launch the build from windows shell and it
> builds! :)
> now I want to test it, launching run-safari, but it doesnt work :( .
> Debugging the script I see that it is trying to launch a safari.exe
> But I have no safari.exe command in all my system. ¿Have I missed
> something? Perphaps I have to install safari in order to debug.. I do
> not know..
> Thanks in advance,
>> Hi, Eva,
>> qmake knows nothing about cygwin path notation ('/cygdrive/d/...') so
>> it cannot find the file. This problem may be easily workarounded by
>> passing all the paths to qmake in the form of 'd:\...' (requires some
>> modification to webkitdirs.pm script). You may use `cygpath` utility
>> to convert paths.
>> Eva Madrazo wrote:
>>> I am very new in this, including C++, symbian and webkit. So,
>>> apologize for my questions if they are so basic...
>>> I was trying to compile webKit in a Windows XP proffesional.
>>> I have installed cygwin and Qt (for qmake command).
>>> I have download source code from subversion repository.
>>> Then, I access to Scripts directory and execute build-webkit and the
>>> result is:
>>> $ webkit/webkittools/scripts/build-webkit --debug
>>> Checking mod-date of WebKitSupportLibrary.zip...
>>> Current WebKitSupportLibrary is up to date
>>> Calling 'qmake -r OUTPUT_DIR=/cygdrive/d/webkit/WebKitBuild/Debug
>>> CONFIG+=qt-port /cygdrive/d/webkit/WebKit.pro CONFIG-=release CO
>>> NFIG+=debug' in /cygdrive/d/webkit/WebKitBuild/Debug ...
>>> Cannot find file: \cygdrive\d\webkit\WebKit.pro.
>>> Failed to setup build environment using qmake!
>>> But indeed the file exists!!
>>> $ ls /cygdrive/d/webkit/WebKit.pro
>>> ¿What's the matter? ..
>>> By the way, I have not installed Visual C++ 2005 Express because I
>>> would like to use Carbide C++ ... ¿Is this possible?
>>> Thank you very much,
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