[webkit-help] Building webkit in Windows (Visual C++ 2005 Express + Cygwin)

Julien Chaffraix julien.chaffraix at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 08:38:53 PST 2010


> c:\cygwin\home\admin\webkit\javascriptcore\runtime\JSObject.h : warning
> C4819: The file contains a character that cannot be represented in the
> current code page (950). Save the file in Unicode format to prevent data
> loss

Those warnings are the root of your issue (WebKit treats warnings as
errors on Windows). There must be some characters that your compiler
does not like in JSObject.h so check your file for such characters
(unicode, non printing ascii characters, ...). If you cannot find such
characters, just remove your sources and start again from a clean
If that does not help (Google tells that there is a potential bug
associated to this warning - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955514),
you could try disabling the warning for this file.


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