[webkit-dev] More thoughts on cleaning up the root directory
zherczeg at inf.u-szeged.hu
Mon Dec 27 04:49:46 PST 2010
Like it. I only have a few questions:
* Where would the build (WebKitBuild) directory would go? Perhaps a Build/
would fit in the root directory.
* Some manual-tests belong to the regression tests, and some are belong to
the performance test. Would be good to separate them.
* I think the build related files could go to Sources/ (no need an extra
> Here's a snapshot of my current thinking on where the files and
> folders currently in the top-level directory might go.
> There are a bunch of build-system related files that are currently in
> the root. I'm not sure whether we should leave them in there or move
> them into Sources somewhere. I'm tempted to put them into Sources so
> that Sources is self-contained package of all the stuff you need to
> build WebKit. That said, having a top-level Makefile that kicks off
> the whole process also seems reasonable.
> PageLoad/ (was PageLoadTests)
> HTMLParser/ (was WebCore/benchmarks/parser)
> RegressionTests/ (was LayoutTests)
> manual/ (was WebCore/manual-tests)
> Platform/ (was WebCore/platform)
> + Contents WebKitLibraries
> == UNSURE ==
> In this layout, I haven't merged PerformanceTests and RegressionTests
> for two reasons. First, the natural name, Tests, conflicts with
> tab-completing Tools. Second, folks so commonly access the current
> LayoutTests directory that it seems a bit inefficient to place it
> another level lower in the directory hierarchy.
> Comments welcome, of course. :)
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