[webkit-dev] Moving WTF out of JavaScriptCore

Alexis Menard alexis.menard at openbossa.org
Tue Jan 10 02:07:04 PST 2012

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 8:36 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> 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.

Hi Eric,

Is there a patch somewhere or you are still working on it? The bug
link contains nothing.

I would like to apply it here and test the Qt port so you'll get a bit
more confidence before landing it. I believe other ports are
interested too.


> Thanks!
> -eric
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Alexis Menard (darktears)
Software Engineer
INdT Recife Brazil

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