[webkit-gtk] webkitgtk-2.0.4 compilation fails

John Frankish j-frankish at slb.com
Fri Sep 27 00:32:47 PDT 2013

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gustavo Noronha Silva [mailto:gns at gnome.org]
> Sent: Friday, 27 September, 2013 00:58
> To: John Frankish
> Cc: webkit-gtk at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: Re: [webkit-gtk] webkitgtk-2.0.4 compilation fails
> Hey,
> Em Qui, 2013-09-26 às 04:12 +0000, John Frankish escreveu:
> > Thanks - I'm compiling for more machines than just my own, hence using
> > a "standard" of "-march=i486 -mtune=i686".
> >
> > This is the first time in many years I came across such an error, even
> > with software that no sane person would try to use on an i486...
> A fix for this would be to enhance the preprocessor checks that WebKit to
> decide whether it should or should not build those symbols into the library
> (they've been added for MIPS if I'm not mistaken). I wonder if that's worth
> the effort, though.
> Is this for some distro package? The x86 packages in Debian do not hit that
> error, I guess we're not being too strict with -march.
Yes, it's for a tinycorelinux extension

Since compiling takes +/- 50mins (make -j5) on a core-i7 before it hits that error, it would be good that it's either fixed or the configure script halts with an error if compiling for march=i486 :)


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