[webkit-dev] Patch to use V8 engine with Gtk port

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Fri Dec 11 14:55:06 PST 2009

I don't see a patch on the bug, but I look forward to seeing it when
it's posted.

I'm surprised that having switch-able JS engines would bubble up on
the list of things to do above things like passing the layout tests:



On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Mike Emmel <mike.emmel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all. Its been a while.
> I just pushed a large patch that will need some serious work.
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32452
> It allows the v8 js engine and debugger to work with the gtk webkit port.
> Including remote debugging for arm or embedded platforms using chromedevtools.
> I'm also emailing the list because to get it accepted will require
> some help from a number of individuals some at google and the gtk
> team.
> I doubt I can do it on my own or at least not in a timely manner.
> In my opinion getting both engines equally supported across most ports
> would be good for the entire community so I hope people are
> interested. The Gtk dependencies are minor and it should be trivial to
> support other ports.
> Of course not everything is working for example dumptree is turned off
> the HTML debugger is off etc. But I think its initial base.
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