[webkit-dev] Exporting symbols (was Re: Common build system (was Re: WebKit Wishes))

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Thu Jan 31 14:53:25 PST 2013

31.01.2013, в 14:45, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> написал(а):

>>> One thing to keep an eye on with WEBCORE_EXPORT is that it can increase
>>> the number of exports for each port, because it would export symbols that
>>> are only needed for other ports.
> I'm not sure I understand the concern here. Is the idea that some
> ports might build WebCore as a DLL (and need exports) and others
> wouldn't? Or the idea that the API that is needed to be exported might
> vary from port to port in such a way that too many symbols for WebCore
> might be exported on some ports?

The latter.

I suspect that it's somewhat less of an issue for JavaScriptCore, because its exports are mostly used from cross-platform code.

- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

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