[webkit-dev] [webkit-changes] [264332] trunk/Source

Michael Catanzaro mcatanzaro at gnome.org
Thu Jul 16 17:24:35 PDT 2020

On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 4:14 pm, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> Let’s stop doing it that way. Just compile the files and have #if 
> inside the file.
> I removed all conditional source files from the Xcode build system. 
> Let's do the same for the CMake build system.
> — Darin

I agree we should do this. We've never been consistent between whether 
we guard files at the build system level or inside the files 
themselves. But with unified builds, the advantage of putting the 
guards inside the files is clear: we would ensure that the set of files 
compiled is always the same for a given port regardless of which 
options are used.

I wouldn't use that as a reason to drop non-unified builds, though. 
E.g. Yusuke's argument regarding compile_commands.json seems pretty 

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