[webkit-dev] How to find a WebKit Nightly corresponding roughly to particular Safari version

Thomas Jaggi thomas.jaggi at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 16:39:19 PDT 2009

Am 15.06.2009 um 18:31 schrieb Darin Adler:
> On Jun 15, 2009, at 9:03 AM, Thomas Jaggi wrote:
>> Thanks for your help. If I got that right, 38725 would correspond  
>> to Safari 3.2.1 (http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/38725). Using the  
>> 'official' detection script with 38707 (the last version before the  
>> non-existing 38725) I'm told "Your WebKit version number is 528.5".  
>> But according to Wikipedia this would be Safari 4. Am I doing  
>> something wrong?
> Unfortunately, due to branching, changeset numbers are not  
> sufficient by themselves. Releases are done on branches. The  
> changeset of the branch doesn't tell you what changeset on the main  
> trunk is closest to that version. Typically it just indicates the  
> latest main trunk changeset at the moment the release was tagged,  
> which could be long after the release was done.

Hm, that's bad news.
Is there another possibility? Extracting the WebKit from Safari 3 or  


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