[webkit-dev] Moving WTF out of JavaScriptCore

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Tue Feb 28 15:53:33 PST 2012

I'm going to push off the move, probably until next week.

Thank you for the Qt patch!

I'll post a patch for Mark and we can discuss further from there.


On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 7:38 AM, Osztrogonac Csaba <oszi at inf.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I uploaded the necessary buildfix for Qt to the bugzilla:
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79783 .
> Please be careful with moving JavaScriptCore/wtf to WTF, because we
> need zillion trivial fixes for case sensitive file systems. (~4000 files!!!)
> I made it locally to be able prepare the Qt buildfix and I had to replace
> all
> "wtf" to "WTF includes everywhere. (*.cpp, *.h, *.y, *.py, *.pl, *.pm, ...)
> The patch is huge, ~2Mb and ~4000 files are affected.
> I suggest landing the following patches separately:
> - Moving Sources/JavaScriptCore/wtf --> Sources/WTF
> - s/wtf/WTF/g patch :)
> - platform buildfixes
> Please let me know if you have the new date for landing these patches. I
> would be happier with a more CET timezone friendly timing. - 08:00-00:00 in
> CET.
> br,
> Ossy
> Eric Seidel írta:
>> We've been talking about moving WTF out of JavaScriptCore for a long
>> time.  We believe we're nearly there.
>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=75673
>> This will mean that WTF will be built as a separate static library on all
>> ports.
>> The plan is to do this move all in one piece, after work hours PST,
>> when the tree is least active.
>> It won't be the most beautiful transition (as we're likely to break at
>> least one port in the process), but we'll try not to make too much of
>> a mess.
>> We believe all the ports are ready for the move, except AppleWin:
>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=75897
>> Once AppleWin is ready we'll schedule a date for the transition and
>> announce it one this thread.
>> Thanks!
>> -eric

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