[webkit-gtk] webkit-gtk Digest, Vol 4, Issue 3
josip at pisoj.com
Tue Oct 6 01:35:29 PDT 2009
Phil Longstaff wrote:
> On October 5, 2009 03:41:34 pm Josip wrote:
> > Phil Longstaff wrote:
> > > I'm currently using a binary built on 1.1.5. I got the link from a bug
> > > logged on webkit.org. There are a number of issues:
> > >
> > > 1) doesn't display files opened with file://
> > > 2) when I display a page with embedded css, it displays OK, but prints
> > > really small. Perhaps it's confusing pt and px i.e. 10 pt as 10 px when
> > > printing.
> > >
> > > I'm just trying to build a more up-to-date version. Unfortunately, I
> > > haven't found official webkit/gtk/win32 binaries. My build machine is
> > > ubuntu running a fedora 11 VM with all of the mingw packages. I also
> > > have a winxp VM with mingw compiler and other win32/gtk As I make
> > > changes to get things to compile, I'm submitting the patches, hoping
> > > someone will collect and apply them. Some of the changes aren't good
> > > i.e. comment out a section for now. I'd be happy to work with anyone
> > > who is also trying to get webkit/gtk/win32 to work to come up with
> > > official patches for webkit to include.
> > >
> > > Phil
> > ArchLinux 64 and MingW32 here.
> > Build 126.96.36.199 with options:
> > --with-unicode-backend=icu
> > --with-font-backend=pango
> > --disable-filters
> > --disable-video
> > --disable-shared-workers
> > Not played much with result because of broken file handler, and don't
> > want to patch it by commenting out line 844 in
> > WebCore/platform/network/soup/ResourceHandleSoup.cpp (it has to be
> > better way!)
> > I am interesting in using webkitgtk thru python bindings.
> > Attached is my lame patch set i used.
> My patch set is similar to yours.
> I basically disable everything unless I really need it. Since I want to
> use webkit as an embedded html engine to replace gtkhtml, I don't need
> lots of fancy additions.
> I tried adding CFLAGS=-fshort-wchar and CXXFLAGS=-fshort-wchar in order
> to avoid the UChar/gunichar2 problem in EditorClientGtk.cpp, but it
> didn't seem o help.
> Did you build your own version of icu? The one I downloaded is for MSVC9
> and has just .def and .lib files. The mingw32 linker isn't happy.
You can try to build your own like in:
Or try it with headers and libs from:
and use already built bins from:
I like to use webkitgtk as html viewer in python application "GRAMPS"
(http://www.gramps-project.org) in Windows also and not just in Linux.
Do you solve problem with rendering local files?
Why "client->didReceiveResponse(handle.get(), response);" break things
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