[webkit-help] webkit build errors

Thomas Brodt thomas.brodt at porabo.ch
Thu Oct 21 03:40:39 PDT 2010

The support library has been updated recently. So probably you have the 
old version installed which should be replaced.

You should download the new version from

and follow the instructions from

But be aware that there are currently some unresolved issues with the 
windows cairo port.

You can always compile within the cygwin shell  using the script 
build-webkit , e.g. as
build-webkit --release
There is less feedback in the cygwin shell though than in the VC 
transcript regarding errors or general processing information.



Am 21.10.2010 12:15, schrieb NARAYANAN MURALIDHARAN-KDHB46:
> Saw your email thread dated from Dec 15 2009...
> I saw the original question posted by <krithiga.muruganandam at 
> wipro.com <http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-help>> 
> on how to build WebKit on cygwin
> I read that building Webkit on VC++ environment is possible with 
> significant memory consumed at link step
> Can WebKit be compiled on cygwim environment instead? I get an 
> error with regards to WebKitSupportLibrary being out-of-date? How to 
> solve this for cygwin compilation? Please help.
> Thanks
> Murali
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