[webkit-dev] Patch to use V8 engine with Gtk port
abarth at webkit.org
Fri Dec 11 15:15:46 PST 2009
My two cents are that you can pick the priorities for your own
contributions. If you think this work is more important than working
on LayoutTests, I think that's your decision to make as a contributor
to the project.
I have some technical questions, but we can discuss those on the bug.
On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 3:09 PM, Mike Emmel <mike.emmel at gmail.com> wrote:
> I changed the cc list the patch should be there now hmm not sure why
> it did not go on the initial submit.
> I don't know anything about the layout test issues.
> The patches relationship to the gtk port itself is minor its the one I
> happen to use.
> The gtk specific issues have a lot more to do with the changes to the
> I'd be happy to refactor them so they where more flexible and could
> handle changes like this.
> If for some reason the layout test are considered a show stopper
> perhaps I can do another patch using a different platform.
> I'm on linux so a few are possible then come back to gtk specific
> issues later technically its not much just messy.
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
>> 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.
>>> 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
>>> 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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