[webkit-qt] Heads up: Qt 5 + declarative are coming as dependencies to build WebKit 2
oszi at inf.u-szeged.hu
Mon Jul 25 08:04:24 PDT 2011
keith.kyzivat at nokia.com írta:
>> We really need more resource for maintaining WK2 after migration to Qt5.
> Ossy, what sort of resource(s) do we need here -- another person to keep watch of latest changes from Apple guys and revert broken changes/report bugs?
No. If we don't have a core builder for WK2, we _mustn't_ revert
changes of Apple guys, we have to fix WK2 build again and again
ourselves. If we don't have resource/developer to fix it regularly,
WK2 build will be regularly broken for a long time.
> From: webkit-qt-bounces at lists.webkit.org [webkit-qt-bounces at lists.webkit.org] on behalf of ext Osztrogonac Csaba [oszi at inf.u-szeged.hu]
> Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 9:57 AM
> To: webkit-qt at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: Re: [webkit-qt] Heads up: Qt 5 + declarative are coming as dependencies to build WebKit 2
> We discussed with Simon and András about it previously.
> Now only one of our core builder on http://build.webkit.org,
> "Qt Linux Release" builds WK2. Of course we can't migrate
> this bot to a non-released Qt5. So we had to disable building
> WK2 on this bot.
> We have a WK2 bot running tests too on our master, http://build.webkit.sed.hu
> x86-32 Linux Qt Release WebKit2 . We are going to migrate this bot to Qt5,
> András (bbandix) started working on it.
> But unfortunately it means that we won't have a core WK2 builder anymore,
> which won't be able to protect QtWebKit-WK2 from Apple guys anymore. :(
> We really need more resource for maintaining WK2 after migration to Qt5.
> Once Qt5 become more stable, we can setup a new build
> only core bot for Qt5-WK2 on http://build.webkit.org
> Benjamin Poulain írta:
>> At the Qt Contributor summit, we discussed about the future of WebKit2
>> living in the new scenegraph world.
>> Simon did a patch to start that integration:
>> The patch is now updated and the plan is to get it in a state that can
>> be landed, and then improve on top of it to get the best rendering
>> Once this land, Qt 5 and QtDeclarative will be needed to build WebKit2.
>> If you want to work on WebKit2, you probably want to get Qt 5 :)
>> The instructions to get Qt 5 are here:
>> In practice for WebKit2, you only need the following submodules: qtbase,
>> qtscript, qtsvg qtxmlpatterns-staging, qtdeclarative (+its submodule: v8).
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