[webkit-dev] Proposal: Make Ninja the default build-system for build-webkit --chromium

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Tue Dec 11 15:33:35 PST 2012

This is now complete:

I'm watching the bots.  Please contact me if you have any trouble.

Thank you all for your feedback.

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 1:30 AM, Jochen Eisinger <jochen at chromium.org> wrote:
>> Will the buildbots use ninja or the "native" build tools?
>> My only concern is that we're catching problems with e.g. MSVS only after we
>> roll the WebKit deps in chromium and one of the MSVS bots starts failing.
> Eric is only suggesting changing update-webkit and build-webkit, which
> means that only the webkit.org bots would be affected. As long as the
> chromium.org canaries are still using chromium checkouts (and the
> native build systems), we'll still have coverage.
> Of course, your point is still valid for other scenarios where we
> don't have coverage of what we use on the official builds, but as Nico
> pointed out in a separate thread, so far this hasn't been a frequent
> problem.
> -- Dirk

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