abarth at webkit.org
Tue Jun 26 14:28:19 PDT 2018
On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 2:08 PM Filip Pizlo <fpizlo at apple.com> wrote:
> This looks super interesting!
> I have some questions:
> - Does your JSC port enable all of JSC’s optimization features, like the FTL JIT and concurrent GC?
Nope. I believe we just have the interpreter working.
> - Is it a goal to enable basically everything we enable, long term?
The Fuchsia project itself doesn't have any particular goals for
in the future, but assuming we host the code on svn.webkit.org, I
would imagine recommending that those customers interact directly with
the WebKit project.
> - Is this 32-bit, 64-bit, or both?
Fuchsia supports only 64-bit architectures. We have no interest in
> - Is this mainly for ARM, x86, some other CPU, or lots of CPUs?
Fuchsia supports x86_64 and aarch64.
> - Do you plan to do significant work on JSC, or do you mainly want to just stay up to date with what we’re doing?
I'd like to foster a healthy dynamic between the WebKit project and
our mutual customers. It's hard for me to predict to where those
customers will fall on that spectrum, but I would not anticipate the
Fuchsia project itself making significant contributions to JSC.
However, I would anticipate us maintaining the integration between
> More thoughts inline:
> > On Jun 26, 2018, at 2:00 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> > As part of developing Fuchsia  (a new open-source operating
> > our intent was to use this code within the Fuchsia source tree but not
> > to make it available for developers writing applications for Fuchsia.
> > However, recently, we've gotten a number of requests from customers
> > support for Fuchsia. Here are some possibilities I can imagine, but
> > we're open to other possibilities as well:
> > that supports Fuchsia and instruct customers to obtain the Fuchsia
> I’d be OK with this.
> In my opinion, SVN branches are not significantly better than (1), and in many ways they are worse. I wouldn’t advocate for this.
> I think that I’d be OK with this, too. This seems better than (1) if you want to stay up-to-date.
> > to enable Fuchsia support:
> > https://gist.github.com/abarth/b4fc909d83be5133cd7a5af209757e96
> > This patch is based on webkit at 206446, but we'd obviously rebase the
> > patch onto top-of-tree before contributing it.
> > I'm happy to answer any questions you might have that would help you
> > provide the best advice. If you would prefer to communicate off-list,
> > I'm happy to do that as well.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Adam
> >  https://fuchsia.googlesource.com/docs/+/master/README.md
> >  Actually, if you look at
> > https://fuchsia.googlesource.com/third_party/webkit, you'll see that
> > we've ported WebCore as well, but this email concerns only
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