[webkit-dev] Cleaning up directories in WebCore
dglazkov at chromium.org
Fri Nov 18 08:46:33 PST 2011
I agree. My personal favorite is the moving out of the side-loaded
features. This looks like a great way to add clarity to what WebCore
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 2:19 AM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> manual-tests is a no-brainer for sure.
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 1:51 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> I've been looking for ways to improve the hackability of WebCore, and
>> one thing that's been bothering me is the organization of our files.
>> It seems like we're due for a bit of "fall cleaning" for directories.
>> We've talked about some of these ideas before, but I wanted to put
>> them all in one email so we can see the big picture.
>> Below is a concrete proposal for moving some directories around. In
>> this approach, we'll have a "Features" directory to contain logically
>> self-contained features, like WebAudio and MediaStream, that are part
>> of the engine but that aren't tightly coupled with the DOM, Layout, or
>> Rendering. We'd also have a new "events" directory in "dom" to
>> contain the large number of event-related files that we've accreted.
>> The "history" directory would move into "page" (we could actually
>> merge these directories because history is so small). Finally,
>> "manual-tests" and "platform" would move out of WebCore entirely.
>> Features/ <-- New folder for (roughly) self-contained features
>> manual-tests/ <-- Move outside of Source
>> events/ <-- New folder for the 106 files that match dom/*Event*
>> history/ <-- Moved from top-level
>> platform/ <-- Move to Source/Platform
>> The "html" and "page" directories also contain a bunch of unrelated
>> files (presumably because they're attractive locations for folks to
>> add files). Once we do the directory moves above, I'll send out
>> another proposal for cleaning up those directories a bit.
>> Please let me know if you have any thoughts.
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