[webkit-dev] [CMake] Bumping cmake_minimum_required

Fujii Hironori fujii.hironori at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 02:09:31 PDT 2016

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 12:39 AM, Michael Catanzaro
<mcatanzaro at igalia.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-09-20 at 18:35 +0900, Fujii Hironori wrote:
> WebKitGTK+ intends to continue supporting 2.8.12 until April, when we
> drop support for Ubuntu 14.04. So the new features you want to use
> should be used conditionally on the CMake version being high enough,
> without bumping the minimum requirement.

Ubuntu 14.04 has GCC 4.8 and build fails with a following error message.

> CMake Error at Source/cmake/OptionsGTK.cmake:12 (message):
>   GCC 4.9.0 is required to build WebKitGTK+, use a newer GCC version or clang

Do you think WebKit should support GCC 4.8?

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