[webkit-dev] DerivedSources.make: Another try?

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Sun Mar 16 11:53:18 PDT 2014

On Mar 16, 2014, at 11:06 AM, Patrick Gansterer <paroga at paroga.com> wrote:

> DerivedSources.make depends heavily on UNIX command line tools (cat, sed, sort, …)

I think this is easy to fix. As far as I can tell it depends slightly on those in a quickly-fixable way.

> The point is if we want to make cygwin (with all of its pro and cons) a requirement.

I don’t think we want to if we don’t have to.

> At the moment the minimal requirements for building on Windows are GNU Win32 GPerf, Win flex-bision, Perl, Python and Ruby (which provide nice native Windows installers).

Any alternatives for getting good quality make installed like these other dependencies?

— Darin

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