[webkit-dev] Windows Cairo Update

Daniel Zucker zucker at wake3.com
Sun Mar 9 23:27:25 PDT 2008

The patch to remove CFNetwork and instead use Curl is available here:


Please try it out and let me know what you think.


On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Brent Fulgham <bfulgham at gmail.com> wrote:

> Today was a busy day for Windows Cairo commits.  The gigantic Visual
> Studio project file merge has been completed, and at the moment we are down
> to a single required patch (http://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17484)
> to build a Cairo-backed WebKit.
> A second patch (http://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17715) causes
> WinLauncher to be built as part of the normal build process.  This is not
> required, but I find it helpful as it's currently the only thing that
> actually runs with the Cairo-backed DLL.  Safari will not run with the
> Cairo-based build, and is less likely to work as time passes due to the
> removal of various Apple-specific routines from the sources that Safari uses
> for various aspects of its operations.
> I recently found that CoreGraphics is not entirely gone; there are a few
> calls to wk* functions (defined in the libWebKitSystemInterface*.a files)
> that in turn make use of CoreGraphics.  I am working on a patch to remove
> these functions, at which point we will be totally separated from
> CoreGraphics.
> I understand that Dan Zucker has made some good progress on removing
> CFNetwork in favor of Curl; hopefully we'll all get our hands on those
> changes soon.
> Thanks,
> -Brent
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