[webkit-dev] Clarification on developing an embedded browser in PPC platform
ddkilzer at webkit.org
Wed Jul 2 12:55:56 PDT 2008
Mike Hommey maintains a libwebkit package for Debian Linux.
Mike also has a blog where he discusses WebKit:
That may be a good starting point for you since it already compiles on PowerPC with Debian Linux.
Note that Mike's sources aren't in the main Subversion repository. He maintains a separate git repository for this port:
On Wed, 7/2/08, devan sai <dvnsai at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks David/Jean for the replies,
> My platform is PPC machine with Debian linux running on it.
> So if the
> installation exists already for PPC on MAC, can we take the
> same source with
> minimal changes in Makefile/similar items and put it on
> Powepc linux
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 7:37 PM, David Kilzer
> <ddkilzer at webkit.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 7/1/08, devan sai <dvnsai at gmail.com>
> > > I am assigned to develop an embedded web browser
> in PPC
> > > platform.
> > >
> > > I would like to know the feasibility of the same,
> > > support for HTML
> > > 4.01(except for cross
> > > needed.
> > This page is not necessarily complete or up-to-date,
> but it's a good start:
> > http://trac.webkit.org/wiki/SpecSupport
> > > 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 ?
> > http://webkit.org/building/checkout.html
> > 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.
> > Dave
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