[webkit-dev] Moving source code to Sources

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Fri Dec 24 01:18:59 PST 2010

It would be easy to write a small sed script to fix patches.  One
could even just build such into svn-apply rather trivially.


On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 3:13 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> I've started the process of moving the source code to a Sources
> directory.  So far, I've moved JavaScriptGlue, which is a small
> project used by the Mac build.  I'll be moving the rest of the
> projects, as discussed.  Moving the code to Sources will let us break
> out various components, such as WTF and Platform, into their own
> projects.
> I'm somewhat unsure what affect these changes will have on folks who
> have outstanding patches.  Git seems to be smart enough to move your
> patch to the new location, but I haven't tested SVN.  It's likely
> patches in bugs.webkit.org will need to be moved somewhat manually.
> Generally speaking, editing the patch files to perform the merge is
> pretty easy.  You just replace all instances of "JavaScriptGlue" in
> the diff headers with "Sources/JavaScriptGlue" (or whathaveyou).
> I'll send out emails as I move the projects that are under more active
> development.  (If you have any outstanding patches to JavaScriptGlue,
> sorry if I broke your patch without warning.)  Hopefully we'll be able
> to get most of this work done while folks are away for the holidays.
> Thanks for your understanding,
> Adam
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