[webkit-help] Help with building on cygwin + win7 + VC++ Express ?

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Fri Jan 15 07:16:27 PST 2010

On Jan 14, 2010, at 8:44 PM, deforest sessoms wrote:

> I have receive the following error (buildfailed, JavaScriptCore):
> Performing Pre-Build Event...
> /usr/bin/bash
> Compiling...
> JSONObject.cpp
> Performing Pre-Link Event...
> Linking...
> LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file 'WTF.lib'
> ... after I basically copied everything from my 2003 R2 SDK's "include" and "lib" directories into my :
> WEBKITLIBRARIESDIR = C:\cygwin\home\<cygwin user>\WebKit\WebKitLibraries\win
> The question is: I cant find the requisite library "WTF.lib" anywhere.  What am I doing wrong?

WTF.lib is built by WTF.vcproj, which should build before JavaScriptCore.vcproj as part of WebKit.sln (phew!). (build-webkit builds WebKit.sln, so should build things in the right order.)


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