[webkit-dev] Could not find answer: Build and run Cairo Webkit on XP

Brent Fulgham bfulgham at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 20:25:56 PST 2012

Hi Christoph,

I should have also pointed out that the test application you want to run is probably "WinLauncher", (or rather, "WinLauncherLauncher"), which is a WebKit1 test utility that provides a test web browser.

On Jan 20, 2012, at 10:04 AM, cwienands wrote:

>> 1. MiniBrowser exercises the WebKit2 interface, which the
>> WinCairo port does not yet support.  There is a partial
>> implementation, but I have not had time to flesh it out.
>> 2. WebKit.exe is used to launch Safari with the user-built WebKit
>> framework.  Safari will not run using the WinCairo port of WebKit, as
>> there are large bits of functionality that require the WebKitInterface
>> libraries shipped by Apple.
> Thanks for the clarification, and again thanks for your help. I'll go the
> WebKit.Net route as described by Chris Waldron.

I should point out that the WebKit.Net distribution is (as of last I looked) just a wrapper around the WinCairo port.


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