[webkit-dev] run-safari fails in Window Debug build

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Thu Mar 5 06:29:20 PST 2009

On Mar 5, 2009, at 4:26 AM, First Half wrote:

> Hello.
> I built webkit Window Port in Debug mode.
> When I execute run-safari --debug after build done, It says "Safari  
> can't open a browser window because some required software resources  
> may be missing. Try installing Safari again.".
> Even though I already have install Safari, I re-installed it. But it  
> doesn't work.
> I traced run-safari command. It copys some required files into "C: 
> \Documents and Settings\##my_account##\Local Settings\Temp 
> \WebKitNightly\"
> and may be call safari.exe.
> Compared with file list in "C:\Program Files\Safari", there must be  
> missing files in "C:\Documents and Settings\##my_account##\Local  
> Settings\Temp\WebKitNightly".
> There's no DLL files in "C:\Documents and Settings\##my_account## 
> \Local Settings\Temp\WebKitNightly\". Maybe something went wrong.
> There's no difference between sources from svn or nightly zip. Both  
> failed.
> Is there anything wrong? I have no idea how to fix it.

What version of Safari do you have installed? We don't yet support  
running nightlies or your own build of WebKit with Safari 4 Beta. (We  
are trying to get this fixed within the next few days!) Try  
downgrading to Safari 3.2.2.


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