[webkit-dev] Thought about Nix JavaScriptCore port

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Thu Dec 31 23:02:15 PST 2015

01.01.16, 04:26, "Michael Catanzaro" <mcatanzaro at igalia.com>:

>On Thu, 2015-12-31 at 19:25 +0300, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>> Hi Yusuke,
>> What is the status of this proposal?
>> AFAICS there were no serious objections, quite the opposite, many
>> people support your proposal (me too). However, no patches were
>> landed yet.
>I only wonder why it is called Nix? Is it named for http://nixos.org/?
>Or is just supposed to be a generic *nix Unix?

I guess this patch was based on Nix port of WebKit which existed once upon a time. Yes, it's about *nix, not NixOS

> Maybe a better name for
>the port would simply be 'jsc' or 'js'...? Its just when I see 'Nix' I
>dont think 'JSC only.'
>Did you test this with build-jsc?


> I guess its fine to make build-
>webkit --nix do the right thing, but I bet itd be more convenient to
>just use the build-jsc command.
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