[webkit-help] [webkit-dev] Building WebKit on windows for the first time
bfulgham at gmail.com
Wed May 26 09:13:46 PDT 2010
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 5:17 AM, Frederic Gos <frederic.gos at gmail.com> wrote:
As you pointed out, the complaints about the $(PRODUCTION) and
$(DXSDKDIR) environment variables are not important to your linking
> [...] The big problem is when the build reaches linking. It tells med Out of
> memory (LNK1102) every time.
This has actually been brought up on this (and the development) list
There are three known ways to resolve the problem:
1. Build on a 64-bit operating system (e.g., Vista or Windows 7 64-bit).
2. I have heard that Microsoft KB949009
may correct the problem.
3. Or, you can turn off Whole Program Optimization on the WebCore
project (see "Configuration Properties|C/C++|Optimization"), and turn
off Link Time Code Generation on the WebKit project (see
The last option will definitely work (I do this for my test box, which
is only 32 bits), though the best long-term choice is to run a 64-bit
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