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

Koskinen Janne Janne.P.Koskinen at digia.com
Thu Feb 10 09:27:39 PST 2011

>> 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. :)

Yep, if you look at the committers in that list you'll see most of them (if not all) don't deal with webkit on daily basis.
For this particular patch it definitely should be in for 2.1. but not for 2.0.


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