[webkit-dev] Build webkit(Squirrelfish X) on windows

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Mon Dec 1 08:44:33 PST 2008

On Nov 27, 2008, at 12:43 PM, KayX wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm a newbee to the Webkit open source. Now I'm stucked at getting  
> it built
> successfully on windows.
> I tried to follow the steps on webkit.org site, but failed. I got a  
> lot of
> compile errors complaining about missing hearder files, and then I  
> found
> someone said it is because the newline endings are not UNIX(LF),  
> should be
> fine if change those build.sh files to use UNIX(LF) newline ending.  
> I tried
> but build still failed. What am I missing?

Have you followed the instructions on <http://webkit.org/building/tools.html 
 > for building WebKit on Windows (which includes JavaScriptCore)?

> Here is what we want to try: we have integrated V8 script engine  
> into our
> project( we created wrapper class to have our own functionalies for
> javascript calls) , now we're trying to do the same with webkit  
> squirrelfish
> script engine. We would really appreciate that someone can give us  
> right
> direction or suggestions. I tried the nightly pre-build, it seems the
> webkit.dll contains all the browser interfaces, but I want only the
> javascriptcore part. Is it possible?

JavaScriptCore currently builds as a static library, not as a DLL. It  
shouldn't be too hard to change JavaScriptCore.vcproj to create a DLL,  


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