[webkit-gtk] Webkitgtk compilation

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed May 3 09:47:03 PDT 2017

03.05.2017, 19:39, "Michael Catanzaro" <mcatanzaro at igalia.com>:
> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 6:09 AM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru>
> wrote:
>>  It should be possible to build 2.12.5 if you disable FTL JIT and
>>  IndexedDB. It's possible to enable these features as well, but you'll
>>  need to patch code.
> You could also look into cross-compiling from a desktop computer. This
> will not only save you a lot of time in the long run, you also won't
> have to worry about the toolchain on the target.
> I'm not sure if we have instructions for cross-compiling or not. We
> ought to; it's important.

I assumed that topic starter is cross-compiling.

To cross-compile, you
a) need to have sitable cross-toolchain, and
b) need to update device userland to use new runtime libraries

So there are enough troubles even if you don't ever try to run compiler on device

> Good luck,
> Michael


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