[webkit-gtk] Bump dependency requirements before WebKitGTK+ 2.0

Luis de Bethencourt luis at debethencourt.com
Fri Mar 22 19:49:12 PDT 2013

On 22 March 2013 14:28, Mario Sanchez Prada <mario.prada at samsung.com> wrote:
>>[...]-----Original Message-----
>> Since WebKit2GTK+ is going to depend on really new stuff already (gcc
>> 4.7/clang 3, libsecret, libsoup 2.42, gst 1.0, harfbuzz, etc.) I
>> propose to bump other dependencies that will allow us to remove a lot
>> of #ifdefs, and remove deprecated stuff.
> Looks good to me too. I personally will love to see ifdefs going away.
>> In addition to this, I wonder if we should explicitly check also gdk-
>> pixbuf since it was separated from gtk+ long time ago.
> I think we should.
> Also, I wonder whether we should also require specific versions for some other recently added libraries, such as libsecret and libwebp, to make them explicit.
> Thanks,
> Mario

Code readability always improves when #ifdefs are removed. They are very ugly :P

I checked the version numbers Carlos listed and some of them are very
new and not included in all distros but should be soon.
Fedora is almost already there with GNOME 3.6. Debian Sid isn't, but
should be soon.


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