[webkit-dev] CMake for WebKitGTK+

Martin Robinson mrobinson at webkit.org
Tue Mar 25 10:52:19 PDT 2014

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Martin Robinson <mrobinson at webkit.org> wrote:
> For a time, I kindly request that authors writing GTK+-specific
> patches consider both the autotools and CMake GTK+ builds in their
> patches. Hopefully within the next couple months, we can announce the
> complete removal of the autotools build. I'd like to apologize ahead
> of time for the inconvenience, as we iron out the final bugs. With
> luck, the future will be much simpler and smoother for everyone.

After internal discussions, we decided to accelerate the removal of
the autotools build. I have just removed it [1]. WebKit now has three
build systems, which means we have shed five build systems in a little
over a year.

1. http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/166239


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