[webkit-dev] Adding ENABLE_FLEXBOX to WebCore

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Jun 8 11:21:38 PDT 2011

Can't we just define ENABLE_FLEXBOX on one or more of the commonly
used ports and use the regular bots?


On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Tony Chang <tony at chromium.org> wrote:
> Hi webkit-dev,
> I wanted to let you know that Ojan and I plan to add flexbox layout support
> to WebCore.  WebCore already supports an older flexbox implementation
> (display: box), but the new spec is designed to be easier for developers to
> understand and more powerful.  The old flexbox will still remain in WebCore
> since none of the CSS properties overlap with the new flexbox spec.  The
> spec can be found
> at: http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-flexbox/ (http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-flexbox/)
> This support will be behind the ENABLE_FLEXBOX feature define
> (https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62049) and there is a meta bug
> tracking the feature's development
> (https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62048).  I expect this feature to
> eventually be enabled by all ports.
> I am ready to setup a buildbot for tracking the compile and flexbox related
> layout tests.  Should I go ahead and get this added to build.webkit.org's
> waterfall?
> Thanks,
> Tony
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