[webkit-dev] WebKit on OpenBSD

James Turner james at bsdgroup.org
Fri May 30 12:15:32 PDT 2008

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 12:13:43PM -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On May 30, 2008, at 10:37 AM, James Turner wrote:
>> I've spent the last couple days trying to compile WebKit on OpenBSD
>> -current.  After adding the signbit function, changing isfinite to
>> finite and adding the missing pthread_attr_get_np function, I was
>> finally able to get it to compile.
>> However, when I try to run the Gtk test browser or midori (another gtk
>> browser based on webkit), I receive or core dump whenever I click on any
>> part of a webpage or try to navigate to another.  After inspecting the
>> core dump with gdb I'm left with this:
>> #0  0x0d501dc8 in KJS::Collector::markStackObjectsConservatively () from
>> /usr/local/lib/libwebkit-1.0.so.1.0
> Sounds like pthread_attr_get_np is not working as expected. It is used to 
> get the stack base, for purposes of the conservative garbage collector.
>  - Maciej

Thanks, I'll look into my implementation and check it with people who
actually know what they're doing!

James Turner
BSD Group Consulting

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