[webkit-dev] Building for GTK on Mac OS X

Refstrup, Jacob Grundtvig jacob.refstrup at hp.com
Wed Jul 2 08:30:42 PDT 2008

I ran into this issue on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.1client; but it was due to me having installed some incompatible autoconf/aclocal/automake scripts. When I reverted back to the standard install of autoconf etc everything was fine.

Hope that helps,
- Jacob

> -----Original Message-----
> From: webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org
> [mailto:webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org] On Behalf Of Erik Walter
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 4:59 PM
> To: webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: [webkit-dev] Building for GTK on Mac OS X
> I "think" I've got everything installed properly to do GTK
> development on my Mac.  I've got other products building and
> running properly for GTK.  However, when I run either
> ./autogen.sh or build-webkit --gtk I get dumped out in the
> configure with this...
> checking for Hildon UI extensions... no
> /Users/ejw/Development/WebKit/configure: line 21554: syntax
> error near unexpected token `HILDON,'
> /Users/ejw/Development/WebKit/configure: line 21554: `
> Failed to setup build environment using 'autotools'!
> I've looked a bit on the net and the only mentions I've found
> (from this list) don't really have resolutions.  I tried just
> forging ahead and doing "./configure --without-hildon" in the
> hopes that it would build, but that yields the same results.
> Is this something simple that I'm just missing?  Any help is
> appreciated...
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