[webkit-dev] Request: Include Import Library with win32 Nightly Builds

Brent Fulgham bfulgham at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 12:59:38 PDT 2010

Hi Brian,

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 6:55 AM, Brian Barnes <ggadwa at charter.net> wrote:
> Not so with the win32 build.  It has the DLLs, but not the import libraries
> (.lib) which are built when the DLLs are built and used to attach the DLL to
> my code.  Can you folks change the script that creates these to include
> those import libs?  It would make the win32 nightly work as a binary
> distributions (this will put it in line with most other open-source
> distributions like libpng of SDL.)  Right now the win32 nightly is only good
> for updating Safari.

I think this is by design.  The license terms for Safari and WebKit
(as built by Apple) does not permit redistribution or linking from
external programs.


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