[webkit-help] Compiling Webkit for Android

Christopher White chriswhite at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 08:21:31 PDT 2011

Do you know what version of webkit honeycomb uses?  Is it possible to port webkit to Honeycomb using the ndk?

On Apr 1, 2011, at 7:55 AM, Ariya Hidayat <ariya.hidayat at gmail.com> wrote:

>>  I'm trying to compile webkit for android. I have taken entire repository
>> from webkit svn and the revision number is 81008. While compiling I have
>> seen lot-of differences between android webkit (which is available in froyo)
>> and the revision on SVN.
>>  I have tried to merge the code - only adding the missing files and
>> condition for Android platform.
> You can't do it that way.
> Android WebKit (until Gingerbread) is a "soft" fork, with bits and
> pieces which exist only in the Android repo
> (http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/external/webkit.git) and
> not upstreamed to webkit.org yet.
> Froyo WebKit is based off a very old revision of WebKit. Just by
> copying the latest revision and adjusting the code will not suddenly
> give you an updated version (if it would have been that easy). There
> is a merging tool in the Android WebKit repo (but who knows who can
> use that).
> --
> Ariya Hidayat
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/ariyahidayat
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