[webkit-qt] Patchs present in Qt but not in QtWebKit

Jocelyn Turcotte jocelyn.turcotte at nokia.com
Thu Feb 10 09:22:35 PST 2011

On 2/10/2011 5:58 PM, ext Ademar Reis wrote:
> In this case it did land on trunk and, in a different form, on 2.1.x.
> But it was not fixed in 2.0 (where it sould be before getting to
> qt-4.7/src/3rdparty/webkit/) nor in 2.1.
> Just to make it clear: there should be no patches added on
> qt-4.7/src/3rdparty/webkit/. We should have commits on our qtwebkit
> repositories and only imports/syncs on the qt repositories (commits
> like "Update QtWebKit to<SHA1>"). Unfortunately there's no mechanism
> in place to prevent that, AFAIK.
It always has been a problem since people don't know how or don't want 
to deal with WebKit trunk's committing policy.

Once Qt's modularization sees the day, QtWebKit will stay out of 
src/3rdparty, and this problem will merely be a sad thought of the past. :)


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