[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 154512] Added new port JSCOnly.

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Mon Feb 22 03:20:25 PST 2016


--- Comment #8 from Yusuke Suzuki <utatane.tea at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> [snip]
> > But I see is used by Ubuntu 14.04; makes sense to keep the current
> > support a while longer, I think.
> [snip]
> Ubuntu 14.04 is shipped with GCC 4.8 and this GCC isn't supported long time
> ago.
> For example https://trac.webkit.org/changeset/196873 removed the GCC 4.8
> workaround from bmalloc.
> I tried this patch on r196872 and got another build error:
> ../../Source/JavaScriptCore/ftl/FTLLazySlowPathCall.h:51:1: warning: control
> reaches end of non-void function [-Wreturn-type]
> FTLLazySlowPathCall.h was added by https://trac.webkit.org/changeset/190860
> 4 months ago and wasn't touched ever since then.
> It seems GCC 4.8 build is completely broken and many workarounds should
> be added to make it work again. Is there anybody who is interested to
> do it?
> I would say we should go ahead and try to forget GCC 4.8.

Yeah. Fortunately, in Ubuntu, we can introduce newer GCC (4.9) by using PPA. So throwing GCC 4.8 away does not block building the WebKit on Ubuntu 14.04 :)

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