[webkit-help] Issue While getting the webkit latest code

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Tue Jan 14 00:30:14 PST 2014

14.01.2014, 12:29, "Konstantin Tokarev" <annulen at yandex.ru>:
> 14.01.2014, 09:52, "Benjamin Poulain" <benjamin at webkit.org>:
>>  WebKit has so many files that it takes forever to do the initial
>>  checkout. It is a lot easier to take the nightly tarball, and update it.
>>  Basically you just need to:
>>  1) Download the tarball.
>>  2) Unzip it where you want the source.
>>  3) Run the script ./Tools/Scripts/update-webkit
> Or use git instead of svn - initial download is somewhat faster, and incremental updates
> are *much* faster than with svn.
> git clone git://git.webkit.org/WebKit.git

If you don't need history you can run

git clone --depth 1 git://git.webkit.org/WebKit.git

to reduce download size


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