[webkit-dev] Can Qt use some of the common DRT code?

Jochen Eisinger jochen at chromium.org
Sun Feb 10 22:56:23 PST 2013

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:37 AM, Benjamin Poulain <benjamin at webkit.org>wrote:

> Hi,
> Today, adding a support for a new function in TestRunner requires
> (painfully) changing:
> -WebKitTestRunner.
> -Common DRT + 6 implementations (Mac, Win, GTK, EFL, WX, Blackberry).
> -Chromium DRT.
> -Qt DRT.
> I think we can do much better. A first step is to have more common code in
> DRT.

Another option is to add the new functionality to window.internals, and
only change DRT for test code that is port specific or supposed to test a
port's WebKit API.


> One of the differences is the way the Qt port works. Instead of using the
> JSC binding APIs, it uses its own JS Qt bindings.
> Would it be possible for Qt to move to the common code? It would make
> future refactoring easier as there would be one less difference to care
> about.
> Benjamin
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