[webkit-help] Fwd: Re: Reg.Compilation and Link error when build the latest win cairo ...

Jerry Evans jerry at NovaDSP.com
Wed Nov 30 18:26:33 PST 2011

Ah ... Chris, please remember that Brent has put more effort into making 
WebKit (more) Windows friendly than anyone else on the planet. Hmm?


On 30/11/2011 22:25, Chris Waldron wrote:
> Really?! you could have fooled me.  I've reported this problem to this 
> forum weeks ago and never received a response so Michael and I have 
> been working on this on our own time trying to fix these issues.  In 
> addition once we've got WebKit to build it fails to run. Also, your 
> WinCairoRequirements checked in at GitHub contain a project file ONLY 
> for VS2010 yet the build environment for WebKit is set up for VS2005. 
>  You should have a project and solution file that is at least usable 
> for VS2005 so that it can be automatically upgraded for VS2008 and 
> VS2010.  There is no way to automatically DOWNGRADE the damn thing.
> WebKit is a KEY framework especially as Microsoft intends to lock JS 
> developers in with Windows 8.  This is the only real open-source 
> portable alternative yet the build environment for Windows is awful, 
> cumbersome and unreliable. Clearly I'm not the only one who hit these 
> problems as evident by the other folks who has already reported these 
> same issues.
> Thanks,
> Chris.

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