[webkit-dev] Hosting precompiled `jsc` binaries for Linux

Mathias Bynens mths at google.com
Tue Dec 12 11:42:15 PST 2017

On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 8:38 PM, JF Bastien <jfb at chromium.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:27 AM Mathias Bynens <mths at google.com> wrote:
>> Ideally, projects such as jsvu wouldn’t have to make such decisions. They
>> would trust the maintainer of the JS engine, in this case Apple, to provide
>> the downloads.
>> If Apple trusts Igalia enough, that’s Apple’s decision. Projects such as
>> jsvu shouldn’t have to duplicate that decision IMHO. The way to do that is
>> to host binaries on an official domain.
> It sounds like our disconnect is on who maintains JSC outside of Apple
> ecosystems. The GTK port is not maintained by Apple, though we work closely
> with the maintainers and avoid breakage where we can.

JSC is Apple’s JS engine. Who maintains which port of it is a detail that
downstream projects should not concern themselves with, IMHO.
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