[webkit-dev] Webkit Building failed on Windows

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Tue Oct 16 09:28:35 PDT 2007

James tu wrote:
> I check out the source again and build it successfully. But when I try 
> to run WebKit/WebKitTools/Scripts/run-safari, it failed. the following 
> is the error message.
> Starting Safari with DYLD_FRAMEWORK_PATH set to point to built WebKit 
> in /cygdri
> ve/d/Profiles/w30339.DS/WebKit/WebKitBuild/bin.
> The system cannot find the path specified.
> Actually the path 
> /cygdrive/d/Profiles/w30339.DS/WebKit/WebKitBuild/bin exists.
> the following is the file in this directory
> $ ls /cygdrive/d/Profiles/w30339.DS/webKit/WebKitBuild/bin
> DumpRenderTree.exe  WebKit.pdb        dftables.pdb  testnetscapeplugin
> DumpRenderTree.pdb  WebKit.resources  testkjs.exe
> WebKit.dll          dftables.exe      testkjs.pdb

I think it's complaining that it can't find Safari.exe. Right now 
run-safari assumes that Safari was installed in %PROGRAMFILES%\Safari 
(the default location), and will fail to work if that's not where 
Safari.exe is. I've just filed 
<http://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15532> to represent this 
deficiency in the run-safari script. To run Safari yourself, you can 
execute the following command:



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