[webkit-gtk] Deciding the deprecation path for WebKit1

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri May 30 07:40:09 PDT 2014

El vie, 30-05-2014 a las 16:29 +0200, Alberto Garcia escribió:
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 04:05:59PM +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> > Is there absolutely no way of having webkitgtk-1.4.x (webkit1) and
> > webkitgtk-1.6.x (webkit2) use the same libjavascriptcore ?
> As far as I know JSC does not have a stable API/ABI (this
> means btw that there should be no reason to keep a separate
> libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0 package unless I'm missing something).

I think JSC API is stable, but I guess WebCore depends on jsc internals

> > That surprises me as right now libwebkitgtk-3.0 and
> > libwebkit2gtk-3.0 are sharing the same libjavascriptcore, and all of
> > them are maintaining ABI compatibility.
> They come from exactly the same build. WebKitGTK+ is compiled twice,
> one with GTK+2 and other with GTK+3. This second build comes with
> libwebkitgtk and libwebkit2gtk, but the build is the same and both
> libraries use the same javascriptcore.
> > If the ABI needs to be broken, we could still keep the API
> > compatible, just requiring a rebuild.
> It doesn't need to be broken, just that the practical effects would be
> the same.
> Berto
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Carlos Garcia Campos
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