[webkit-dev] On the suitability of GYP (was Re: Build system update)

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Aug 22 13:46:01 PDT 2012

If you're looking to hire someone to do this work, you might have
better luck with the webkit-jobs mailing list:


With respect to building code from svn.webkit.org on iOS, Apple's iOS
port of WebKit is not present in svn.webkit.org.  Apple does provide
source drops of the apple-ios port, which might or might not be
helpful to you:



On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 1:09 PM, Ricardo QH <ric13qh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Adam,
> I have been facing a problem like the one you replied in
> https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2011-March/016319.html .
> I have had the worst experience in my life trying to make webcore compile, I
> have try to create an xcode project with the needed files for webcore to
> work on iOS, but all my tries have resulted bad: GYP, CMake or doing
> manually aren't working for me and I really need to have this as soon as
> possible.
> Me and my co-workers are wondering if it is possible for you or someone else
> you know to help us to have an Xcode project compiling and generating the
> needed .a file with the WebCore code, so that we can use it in an iOS
> application, we just want to have a really simple app to measure webpages
> load time in devices. We are willing to pay for the work, so if you or
> anybody else wants and can help us we will really appreciate that.
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Ricardo QH--13
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