[webkit-gtk] Building webkitGDK+

Yin LIU yin.liu at temasys.com.sg
Wed Mar 4 20:27:50 PST 2015

Thanks Philip! I will try.
Another question, can you build WebKit2 API successfully on linux with instructions provided by webkit?

> On 5 Mar 2015, at 12:14 pm, Philip Chimento <philip.chimento at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 7:32 PM, Yin LIU <yin.liu at temasys.com.sg <mailto:yin.liu at temasys.com.sg>> wrote:
> Hi, everyone
> I’m new here  and I’m trying to build the webkitGDK+ on my pc: MAC OS X 10.10.
> That's a really good question, and it's quite difficult. I have been able to build WebKitGTK 2.4 on OSX 10.10, but only the WebKit1 API. On OSX the JHBuild module set will most likely not work. I used Gnome's JHBuild module set for OSX, instead of the one provided by WebKit. The instructions are here:
> https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GTK+/OSX/Building <https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GTK+/OSX/Building>
> You'll want to follow the instructions for modulesets-stable and meta-gtk-osx-gtk3, then do this:
> jhbuild build webkit1gtk3
> Unfortunately, I have not succeeded in building the WebKit2 API. Well, I have built it, but the resulting library crashes due to this bug [1].
> Good luck! Please let me know if building WebKit1 doesn't work, and I might be able to help.
> [1] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=140598 <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=140598>
> -- 
> Philip

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