fpizlo at apple.com
Tue Jun 26 14:33:16 PDT 2018
> On Jun 26, 2018, at 2:28 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 2:08 PM Filip Pizlo <fpizlo at apple.com> wrote:
>> This looks super interesting!
> Thanks. :)
>> 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
Music to my ears.
>> - 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.
> Make sense.
>> I think that I’d be OK with this, too. This seems better than (1) if you want to stay up-to-date.
Based on this, I think that it’s ideal for it to be in svn.webkit.org <http://svn.webkit.org/>.
>>> to enable Fuchsia support:
>>> 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,
>>>  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
>>> webkit-dev mailing list
>>> webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
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