[webkit-dev] WinCairo Stability

Brent Fulgham bfulgham at apple.com
Fri Aug 21 16:31:46 PDT 2015

Alex Christensen does keep the WinCairo port up and running, and we have a build bot that tracks that.

Unfortunately, we don’t have an active WinCairo test bot, so it’s not always possible to know when something is broken in a subtle way on that port.

Please let us know what you find out!



> On Aug 21, 2015, at 3:54 PM, Vienneau, Christopher <cvienneau at ea.com> wrote:
> Thanks Darin,
> I've got my release build up now which is sufficient to do some more verification that I wanted to do.  I hadn't known about the build dashboard, that will be a handy tool for me in the future.
> Chris
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darin Adler [mailto:darin at apple.com] 
> Sent: Friday, August 21, 2015 3:16 PM
> To: Vienneau, Christopher <cvienneau at ea.com>
> Cc: WebKit Development <webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org>
> Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] WinCairo Stability
> These all look like backtraces from assertion failures. If you are working on WebKit, the next step would be to figure out which assertion is failing.
> If you’re looking for greater stability, you could try a release build instead of a debug build, which won’t include the assertions.
> I’m not sure if there’s anyone actively trying to keep the WinCairo port working well. It doesn’t have a build bot on the Dashboard https://build.webkit.org/dashboard/ so I there’s no easy way for WebKit contributors to notice if platform-specific bugs are introduced.
> — Darin
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