[webkit-gtk] Trying to link to webkit libs

kwadwo amankwa citisolo at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 07:14:36 PST 2017

Okay, thanks Carlos

On 10 February 2017 at 15:00, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez at igalia.com>

> On 10/02/17 11:11, kwadwo amankwa wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to configure webkit so I can use it in a project. I've built
> the
> > source and managed to finally install the release package however it
> seems
> > that the dependencies need to be installed as well. Can anyone tell me
> how
> > to install the dependencies or tell me if I'm even doing it the right way
> > at all ?
> >
> If you want to install your own build of WebKit2GTK+, you should not use
> neither the internal jhbuild nor the build-webkit script.
> You should use CMake directly and build against the libraries of your
> system.
> Also, unless you want to hack on it or use trunk for any specific
> reason, its better that you pick one of the released tarballs
> <https://webkitgtk.org/releases> and build that instead.
> And if you are going to use released tarballs in the end, then another
> idea is to switch to a distribution that includes recent WebKit2GTK+
> versions already packaged (like Fedora), so you can install it directly
> from the distro repository without needed to build it.
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