[webkit-dev] Buildsystem cleanup

Martin Robinson mrobinson at webkit.org
Wed Apr 10 16:07:14 PDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Roger Fong <roger_fong at apple.com> wrote:
> If my above concerns can be resolved and the example you posted works fine
> for us (I'll try to take a look at it soon), it's probably okay to start
> checking in stuff to get ready for the move to CMake. I don't think we
> really have the resources to get things hooked up on our end in the
> immediate future, but perhaps in the coming months.
> Also if we do end up switching over I would highly push for all other ports
> besides Mac to adopt CMake and require any new ports to use it as well.

We're going to try it out for WebKitGTK+ and that really just leaves
QtWebKit on qmake [1]. Perhaps someday WebKit will only have two build
systems. :)

1. There's also the Wx port, but they don't seem very interested in
switching and it seems the build system is very low maintenance.


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