[webkit-dev] Thought about Nix JavaScriptCore port

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Fri Jan 1 08:52:19 PST 2016

01.01.2016, 12:46, "Yusuke SUZUKI" <utatane.tea at gmail.com>:
> Hi, sorry for my late reply.
> I'm now focusing on the Generator implementation in JSC.
> Once it is done, I can work on this  :D

Thank you!

Updated version of patch is here:


> On Fri, Jan 1, 2016 at 4:02 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
>> 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
> Since Nix port intend to support Unix like (Nix) environment :)
>>> 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?
>> Yes
>>> 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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>>>webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
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>> -- <br />Regards,
>> Konstantin
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