[webkit-dev] How to prevent conditional interfaces from being added as supplemental interfaces
abarth at webkit.org
Thu Feb 23 10:08:53 PST 2012
This sounds like a bug in the code generator. The intent is that
supplemental interfaces can be disabled using the Conditional
attribute, just like other interfaces. Would you be willing to file a
bug at bugs.webkit.org and CC Kentaro and myself?
On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 7:44 AM, Sergio Villar Senin <svillar at igalia.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to build the GTK port without geolocation support and
> found that is no longer possible (after r108610). The reason is because
> that commit removes an #ifdef guard that was hiding the actual issue IMO.
> Thing is that NavigatorGeolocation.idl specifies a conditional interface
> to be added to the Navigator interface. It seems fine as the conditional
> clearly specifies that it needs the GEOLOCATION feature. The generated
> code properly has the #ifdef guards to ensure that the generated code is
> only built if geolocation is enabled. The problem is that it generates a
> function whose signature is something like
> webkit_dom_navigator_get_geolocation(WebKitDOMNavigator* self);
> It does not matter that the implementation is correctly surrounded by
> the proper #ifdefs as the doc says because the compiler will always
> complain due to the lack of WebKitDOMGeolocation object.
> So my question is, shouldn't the platform specific bindings generators
> (resolve-supplemental.pl maybe?) skip the addition of supplemental
> interfaces to their parents if the specified conditions are not met?
> : http://trac.webkit.org/wiki/IdlAttributes
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