[webkit-dev] Renaming directories

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Wed Dec 22 10:36:57 PST 2010

On 2010-12-22, at 10:36, Kenneth Russell wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:
>> On 2010-12-22, at 09:37, Kenneth Russell wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:40 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:30 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Dec 21, 2010, at 11:20 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>> Looking through my working copy, there are a couple of things that aren't
>> obvious to me where they would go in this structure: WebKitBuild and
>> WebKitLibraries. Maybe these would become Build and Libraries as top-level
>> directories?
>> WebKitBuild is a builds and intermediates directory for Xcode, specific to
>> Mac. It’s set up by the WebKit project build scripts for people who don’t
>> have Xcode set to use a particular build directory, because the WebKit
>> projects need to build into a single build directory. I don’t have one of
>> those on my computer because I do have WebKit set to use a single builds and
>> intermediates directory (in my case ~/Build). I don’t know the right answer
>> for what to do about this. We just need a sensible default for people
>> building on Mac. Maybe calling it just Build and leaving it at the top level
>> would be fine.
>> WebKitLibraries contains libraries and header files needed to build WebKit
>> on Mac and Windows. The name Libraries would be OK for those things; I’m not
>> sure it’s optimal.
>> What about ANGLE?  My understanding is that ANGLE is third-party code
>> that we have checked into the tree but that we're not supposed to
>> modify.  Should that go in Sources or in Libraries?  In Chrome,
>> similar things are placed in a ThirdParty directory to remind folks
>> not to modify them.
>> Since ANGLE was first checked in to WebKit, a WebCore/thirdparty
>> directory was added. It would make most sense to move ANGLE into it.
>> The fact that code is in the WebKit SVN repository at all seems questionable
>> to me.  It's not under either of the accepted licenses for code in the
>> WebKit tree.
> What do you mean? ANGLE is BSD licensed.

The code in WebCore/thirdparty is not.

- Mark

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