[webkit-qt] QtWebKit 2.3.1 tagged

Coda Highland chighland at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 07:18:42 PDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 7:05 AM, Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde at carewolf.com> wrote:
> Hello everybody
> I would just like to let you now that I have tagged QtWebKit version 2.3.1,
> the tarball is available at
> https://gitorious.org/webkit/qtwebkit-23/archive-tarball/qtwebkit-2.3.1
> The update is mainly stability/support fixes especially on non AMD64
> platforms. There are a lot of fixes for Arm, PowerPC, MSVC and even x86 32bit.
> Note that when compiling on x86 with --no-force-sse2 will now disable LLInt.
> LLInt is the low level interpreter which is used when JIT is not considered
> profitable. On x86 without SSE2, JIT will still work, but all code will then
> be JITed, meaning small JS routines will be slower, but big ones will be as
> fast as ever. The patch disabling this didn't make it for Qt 5.0.2, so please
> note that Qt 5.0.2 will currently not work out of the box on older x86
> processors without SSE2. In Qt 5.1.0 and QtWebKit 2.3.2 I expect to include a
> proper patch for LLInt without SSE2.
> I have been testing QtWebKit 2.3 on Mountain Lion, but it will not build
> without some customization, since ANGLE does not compile with gcc 4.2, and the
> macx-clang profile is not included with Qt 4.8.4. You can however make a macx-
> clang profile for Qt 4.8 and that appears to work.
> Best regards
> `Allan Sandfeld Jensen

There's a perfectly usable macx-clang mkspec in Qt 4.8; try -spec
unsupported/macx-clang -- the "unsupported" means that Digia won't
give you tech support on it, not that it doesn't work.

/s/ Adam

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