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

Ricardo QH ric13qh at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 14:50:03 PDT 2012

Thanks for your help.

2012/8/22 Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org>

> This mailing list for people working on the development of WebKit itself.
> If you need a help in building existing ports (e.g. Mac port, GTK+ port,
> etc...), then webkit-help is a more appropriate place to ask that kind of
> questions.
> If you're attempting to create a new port, then you need to go find/hire a
> software engineer who knows how to do it for you, and webkit-job is an
> appropriate mailing list for that.
> - Ryosuke
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Ricardo QH <ric13qh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Adam,
>> Thanks for your quick answer. Actually I'm not looking for somebody to do
>> all the work, I just need somebody able to help me make a compiling project
>> with webcore for iOS, which may be a really quick work for someone involved
>> in the project for long time (I guess).
>> Regarding what you point, I do already know that and I have been working
>> with the code that apple released, I'm just trying to use Gyp or Cmake to
>> create an xcode project or find for some way to compile it so that I get an
>> .a file and me being able to make some changes to the code.
>> The sad true is that I have too less experience with any of this tools
>> and I'm just doing what forums says without any success. When I saw your
>> post I thought that you know a lot about them so that's why I came to you.
>> So, aren't you the right person to help me with this? Any other advice?
>> Anybody you may know that could help me with this?
>> As I said, my company is willing to pay for the job, but we are not sure
>> if posting our problem in
>> http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-jobs would be a good
>> idea.
>> Thanks again for all your help!
>> 2012/8/22 Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org>
>>> If you're looking to hire someone to do this work, you might have
>>> better luck with the webkit-jobs mailing list:
>>> http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-jobs
>>> 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:
>>> http://opensource.apple.com/release/ios-511/
>>> Adam
>>> 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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>> --
>> Ricardo QH--13
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