[webkit-gtk] Should WebKitGTK+ provide Vala bindings as part of the release

Martin Robinson mrobinson at webkit.org
Sat Feb 25 10:48:46 PST 2012

On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 2:04 AM, Carlos Garcia Campos
<cgarcia at igalia.com> wrote:
> El vie, 24-02-2012 a las 13:43 -0800, Martin Robinson escribió:
>> Recently at https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=75459, the
>> question was raised whether to provide Vala bindings as part of the
>> WebKitGTK+ release. I can see both some benefits and a bit of a
>> maintenance burden.
> I don't think we should provide any bindings, we already provide gobject
> introspection support, so that should be enough for bindings.

>From what I understand, for the time being there is some Vala specific
metadata that must be written to support creating the bindings. This
metadata sits alongside the gtkdoc annoatations. It seems that the
Vala and GIR people are working to eliminate as much of this metadata
as possible,  but others can probably provide more information about


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