[webkit-dev] how to build arora with latest qtwebkit

Benjamin Meyer benjamin.meyer at trolltech.com
Tue Jul 8 04:32:06 PDT 2008

On Tuesday 08 July 2008 11:48:22 Ye Xu wrote:
> hi all,
> sorry, this question may unrelated with webkit dev,
> and I had asked a similar question on arora's google group,
> but no body answer me. so I will try to ask it here.

Hmm, I replied there, but my e-mail still hasn't posted to the mailinglist...  

> at the following page,
> http://code.google.com/p/arora/wiki/source?tm=4
> there is one short description at the bottom to tell us how to build
> arora with the latest webkit trunk. but I just can't get the idea
> $ export QT_WEBKIT=webkit_trunk
> $ export WEBKITHOME=/path/to/webkit
> what the WEBKITHOME constant should be, can somebody give me an example
> path, where I shall point it to, maybe the webkit lib path like /usr/
> lib/ or something else ?

For example I have my webkit checked out in /home/ben/dev/webkit so I point it 
to that location.

> and for constant QT_WEBKIT I shall simply point it to the webkit
> trunk/tarball source
> path, like /home/username/webkit-tarball/compilewebkithere,
> if I had compiled webkit at that path, right?

Nope, QT_WEBKIT you simply set to 'webkit_trunk', it is a flag for qmake.  You 
could probably merge these two defines into 1, but I wasn't sure how using 

You can check out the src/webkittrunk.pri in Arora for the exact details of 
how they are used.

-Benjamin Meyer
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