[webkit-dev] Chromium Mac moving to Skia

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Tue Aug 16 14:29:16 PDT 2011

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.

^^^ Turns out I had this backwards.  It supposed to be chromium-cg-mac.


> 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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