[webkit-qt] WebKit, Qt and V8

Subs Vin subsvin at gmail.com
Wed May 18 18:55:39 PDT 2011


  Thanks for the update!

  I will be looking out for the feature in the development branch.


On 05/18/2011 05:15 PM, Andras Becsi wrote:
> Hi Vin,
> Currently building QtWebKit with V8 is not supported on trunk, we are 
> in transition of removing our external V8 dependency and moving to the 
> V8 tree shipped with QtScript.
> On Wed, 18 May 2011 12:05:46 +0200, Subs Vin <subsvin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Also, the buildbot for x86-32 Linux Qt V8 
>> (http://www.sed.hu/webkit/qtbuildbot/builders/x86-32%20Linux%20Qt%20V8)has 
>> been offline since Mar 8, 2011.
> During the transition we ceased to maintain the V8 build, so the V8 
> bot was switched off.
> The last QtWebKit version which should certainly work with a git V8 of 
> that time is
> r78226 (b8202cec14c7af1bfa99e588a7984cef3bc9b00f)
> However this is highly experimental, and only intended for 
> proof-of-concept usage.
>>  I have few questions - Please could somebody answer them for me
>> a) How do I build QtWebkit with V8? Is there any alternative other 
>> than the build-webkit --qt --v8 script?
> If everything is going like planned, the experimental feature will be 
> reintroduced some time next week in trunk, unfortunately only with a 
> qt development branch from:
> https://qt.gitorious.org/+qt-developers/qt/qtscript-staging
>> b) I see that the QtWebkit 2.2 release is coming up during June 2011, 
>> is V8 supported on that?
> It won't support building with V8.
>> c) Is the Qt bridge working with V8 engine?
> Support is supposed to work for the modularized Qt 5, but this is an 
> experiment so there is no ETA.
> BR,
> Andras

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