[webkit-dev] Build system update

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Tue Mar 22 21:39:40 PDT 2011

On 2011-03-22, at 21:28, Eric Seidel wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 8:14 PM, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:
>> On 2011-03-22, at 19:16, Adam Barth wrote:
>>> WebKit-folk,
>>> With a bunch of help from Dimitri and Eric, we now have a functioning
>>> GYP-based build for the Apple Mac port.  There are still a couple bugs
>>> we need to fix before this build system is ready for production
>>> (they're filed as blocking Bug 55018, if you're curious).  If you'd
>>> like to try out the GYP-based build, you can invoke it (on a Mac) as
>>> follows:
>>> ./Tools/Scripts/build-webkit --gyp
>> Is this expected to work?  Running the command quoted above results in a build failure in JavaScriptCore for me (jsc is unable to find UString.h).
> Interesting.  I just did a clean build (rm -rf WebKitBuild) with ToT
> and was unable to reproduce.  But I'd *love* to see the logs if you
> still have them.

The logs aren't accessible to me right now.  My suspicion is that it may be related to building on a case-sensitive filesystem.  It should be relatively easy to test this theory using a case-sensitive read/write disk image.

- Mark

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