[webkit-help] Installing Webkit on Windows..

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Mon Dec 6 04:50:54 PST 2010

On Dec 6, 2010, at 3:21 AM, Nimish Nayak wrote:

> I am trying now to install Webkit on Visual Studios 2005 
> I installed Visual C++ 2005 Express . Microsoft Visual C++ Express 2005 Service Pack 1. Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 ATL Security Update. but When i tried to directly run  
> Windows Server 2003 R2 Platform SDK, It gave me this error.. 
> "This installation package could not be opened
> Verify that the package exists and that you can access it or contact the application vender 
> to verify that this is a valid Windows installer package." 
> After extracting I tried to run PSDK-x86 but then i got this error 
> "Error 1311: Source File not found C:\Documents and Settings\nimesh\Desktop\SDK\PSDK-AMD64_o-common.0.cab 
> Verify that the file exists and that you can access it "
> Aslo tried to remove 64 bit options but still getting errors.

Maybe the file became corrupted while/after you downloaded it?

> Since this Platform SDK has been superceded by the Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5.
> I tried to build i got this error
> *************************************************************
> Cannot find registry entry 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Microsoft
> nstalledSDKs/D2FF9F89-8AA2-4373-8A31-C838BF4DBBE1'.
> Please download and install the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
> Platform SDK from <http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?
> familyid=0baf2b35-c656-4969-ace8-e4c0c0716adb&displaylang=en>.
> Then follow step 2 in the Windows section of the "Installing Developer
> Tools" instructions at <http://www.webkit.org/building/tools.html>.
> *************************************************************
> Died at /home/nimesh/webkit/WebKitTools/Scripts/webkitdirs.pm line 1146.

This isn't a supported configuration, though it's possible you could hack things to get it working. I'd suggest figuring out what went wrong with the Server 2003 R2 Platform SDK installation.


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