[webkit-dev] Clarification on developing an embedded browser in PPC platform

David Kilzer ddkilzer at webkit.org
Tue Jul 1 19:37:25 PDT 2008

On Tue, 7/1/08, devan sai <dvnsai at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am assigned to develop an embedded web browser in PPC
> platform.
> I would like to know the feasibility of the same, the
> support for HTML
> 4.01(except for cross
> frames),XHTML,CSS,JavaScript,AJAX,DOM(basic) etc are
> needed.

This page is not necessarily complete or up-to-date, but it's a good start:


> Can you guys please help me in finding out a place to get
> the source and the
> possible places where I can tweak in this to compile for
> PPC ?


The source already compiles for and runs on PowerPC with Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5, so there should only be the work needed to port to your specific platform.

> Any points on customizing for the specific hardware with
> framebuffer
> manipulation, is also highly appreciated.

You haven't given any details about your platform other than "PowerPC".  If you're more specific about your hardware or operating system, perhaps you'll find that other ports already exist that support it.


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