[webkit-dev] Renaming directories

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Wed Dec 22 10:40:30 PST 2010

On 2010-12-22, at 10:34, Adam Barth wrote:

> It sounds like there are three choices for whether the thirdparty
> directory would go:
> /ThirdParty
> /Sources/ThirdParty
> /Sources/WebCore/thirdpary
> My (vague!) understanding of the internal Apple build process is that
> it's painful to create new top-level directories that contain code
> needed turning the build.  That would point to either
> "/Sources/ThirdParty" if/when we move WebCore into Sources or
> "/Sources/WebCore/thirdpary".  However, given your message above (and
> my assumption that you know more about Apple's internal build process
> than I do), I suspect I'm mistaken.  :)

As I mentioned, I don't think /Sources/WebCore/thirdparty makes a lot of sense. I'm not sure of the relative benefits of /Sources/ThirdParty or /ThirdParty.

> As an aside, would creating the Sources directory make it easier to
> move WTF out of JavaScriptCore?

I don't think that the location of the source on disk is a big factor in WTF's presence in JavaScriptCore.

- Mark

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