[webkit-dev] Moving WTF out of JavaScriptCore (revisited)

Jarred Nicholls jarred at sencha.com
Wed Nov 2 13:59:42 PDT 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 4:23 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:

> As discussed previously, I think it would benefit the project to move
> WTF out of JavaScriptCore:
> https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2010-December/015427.html
> https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2011-February/015940.html
> Previously, we've been unable to do this because of Apple's internal
> build process.  In thinking about this problem again recently, I
> wonder if the following would work:
> 1) Move JavaScriptCore.xcodeproj from
> Source/JavaScriptCore/JavaScriptCore.xcodeproj to
> Source/JavaScriptCore.xcodeproj.
> 2) Change how Apple submits JavaScriptCore to the internal build
> process to submit Source as the code for "JavaScriptCore" instead of
> Source/JavaScriptCore.
> 3) Move Source/JavaScriptCore/WTF to Source/WTF.
> Mark, do you have a sense for whether this plan is feasible?  If not,
> is there another approach that would work better?
> (If my understanding is correct, we could also apply this approach to
> the other xcodeproj files, which would let us get rid of
> ForwardingHeaders and move Source/WebCore/platform to
> Source/Platform.)

That'd be most excellent.  ChangeLog would be cleanly split out as a nice
side effect to doing this, as well as w/ WTF vs. JavaScriptCore.

> Thanks,
> Adam
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Jarred Nicholls, Senior Software Architect
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