[webkit-dev] Cleaning House

Brent Fulgham bfulgham at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 10:03:47 PDT 2013

I would strongly suggest purging V8, for the many performance and code complexity reasons Google is removing JSC from blink. (See www.chromium.org/blink/developer-faq)

I'd also suggest purging the chromium layout tests ASAP so we can enjoy the much-reduced archive sync costs.


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On Apr 4, 2013, at 9:46 AM, Balazs Kelemen <kbalazs at webkit.org> wrote:

> On 04/04/2013 03:15 PM, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote:
>> Hey,
>> On Qui, 2013-04-04 at 01:22 -0700, Dirk Pranke wrote:
>>> FWIW, mrobinson has been working on a GYP build for the GTK port, so I
>>> wouldn't delete all of the .gyp files (at least not w/o them weighing
>>> in on it). I thought there was some interest at Apple in also using
>>> GYP, but perhaps things have (or will) change given that interop w/
>>> Chromium is no longer the big plus it would've been.
>> We discussed this briefly yesterday and we seem to have a consensus
>> there's no point in going further with that plan, since there's nobody
>> else showing interest right now (if we're wrong let us know!). We will
>> try to adopt cmake instead.
> Do you mean adopting cmake for the whole project, or just for Gtk?
>> Cheers,
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