[webkit-dev] Chromium Mac moving to Skia

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Tue Aug 16 12:02:15 PDT 2011

Sure.  Hopefully the transition won't take that long!

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> I suggest you pain the bikeshed MAC_CG instead of MACCG.  The brains
> our children's children will thank me.
> -eric
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> Hi WebKit,
>> In an effort to make the Chromium port more consistent across
>> platforms, we're moving the Chromium Mac port from CoreGraphics to
>> Skia.  This should mostly have little effect on the rest of the WebKit
>> community, but you'll be seeing some patches shortly that shuffle a
>> bunch of test expectations around so that we can make the transition
>> carefully and avoid regressions.  Specifically, we're planing to do
>> the following:
>> 1) Move the chromium-mac and chromium-mac-leopard results directories
>> to chromium-mac-cg and chromium-mac-cg-leopard, respectively.  This
>> will let use keep both CG and Skia results during the transition so
>> that we can compare them and avoid regressions.
>> 2) Introduce MACCG modifies for test_expectations.  This will let use
>> have separate expectations for CG and Skia.
>> 3) Introduce new chromium-mac and chromium-mac-leopard results
>> directories, which will correspond to the new Skia configuration.
>> 4) Move the Chromium Mac builders on build.webkit.org over to using
>> the Skia configuration.
>> Two of these steps will generate somewhat large svn update steps.  I'd
>> like to thank you in advance for being patient with us as we make this
>> transition.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel to
>> respond to this thread or to ask Cary or myself.
>> Thanks again,
>> Adam
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