[webkit-dev] Build slave for JSCOnly Linux MIPS

Filip Pizlo fpizlo at apple.com
Tue Apr 19 13:07:25 PDT 2016

> On Apr 19, 2016, at 12:55 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
> 19.04.2016, 18:23, "Filip Pizło" <fpizlo at apple.com <mailto:fpizlo at apple.com>>:
>>>  On Apr 19, 2016, at 5:50 AM, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez at igalia.com <mailto:clopez at igalia.com>> wrote:
>>>>  On 18/04/16 21:50, Filip Pizlo wrote:
>>>>  I don't want a buildbot for MIPS. It's not a relevant architecture
>>>>  anymore. I don't think that JSC developers should have to expend
>>>>  effort towards keeping this architecture working.
>>>  MIPS is still relevant on embedded devices (mainly set-top boxes).
>>>  It is also a popular platform for IoT projects.
>> This doesn't seem like a big enough deal to have in trunk.
>> Have you considered an out-of-tree port?
> Sorry but I don't see how can it work. MIPS contributors are working on different WebKit ports and trunk is the only place where we can collaborate.

Can you elaborate on this?

> Also, I would like to thank WebKit reviewers for valuable input that you are providing on MIPS patches. Sorry if it wastes a bit of your time, but I hope it is not that much.

That’s not the point.  I’m trying to understand if MIPS qualifies as an in-tree port.

>> -Filip
>>>  I understand that you don't want to spend time supporting this
>>>  architecture, and that is ok. Nobody is proposing here that JSC
>>>  developers should spend time maintaining JSC on MIPS.
>>>  However, if someone is willing to do the work, I think we should let
>>>  them do it and don't actively block it.
>>>  Having a buildbot testing JSC on MIPS certainly helps anyone interested
>>>  in maintaining this architecture.
>>>  And anybody not interested in MIPS, can just ignore this bot.
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> Regards,
> Konstantin

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