[webkit-dev] [Proposal] Removing OS(SOLARIS) support

Yusuke SUZUKI utatane.tea at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 18:03:16 PDT 2017

In addition, I would like to note that our JSVALUE64 is broken in Solaris +
SPARC 64bit environment
because its address space includes non-48bit address[1].
I filed the issue to remove Solaris support from WebKit[2].

[1]: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=577056
[2]: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=176341

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 4:29 AM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com>

> On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 10:10 AM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com>
> wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure that no regular contributors to WebKit care about Solaris
>> support, so I would remove it.
>> Michael
> Coincidence: apparently Oracle has just fired most of their remaining
> developers:
> https://meshedinsights.com/2017/09/03/oracle-finally-killed-sun/
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