[webkit-help] Webkit Build on Windows

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Tue Mar 8 06:57:24 PST 2011

On Mar 8, 2011, at 4:13 AM, yvs reddy wrote:

> Hi,
> I am new to webkit and trying to build it on windows. I have followed the instructions as on http://www.webkit.org/building/tools.html
> 1. Visual studio already installed in my system. So Installed SP1 and security update
> 2. Installed Cygwin
> 3. Installed QuickTime SDK
> 4. Installed DirectX SDK
> 5. I was not able to check out the code from http://svn.webkit.org/repository/webkit/trunk because of constraints in my company. So I took snapshot of webkit source tree from  http://nightly.webkit.org/files/WebKit-SVN-source.tar.bz2 
> 6. Installed webkit support libraries
> Then I ran build-webkit--debug script to build the webkit and started getting the following errors. 

It looks like you need to run update-webkit-auxiliary-libs, then do a clean build.

Normally update-webkit runs this script for you, but since you're building from a source snapshot I'm sure you didn't run update-webkit.


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