New autotools build system landed in r28997
alp at atoker.com
Thu Mar 6 15:14:34 UTC 2008
Alp Toker wrote:
> Q: I'm a WebKit developer. Should I try to keep this build system up to
> date when I add/remove files from the project?
> It would be helpful, but until the transition is complete (ie. the build
> bot starts using autotools) there's no pressure on anyone outside of the
> GTK+ port to maintain these files.
We switched the default build system to autotools yesterday. The build
bot is offline while it gets some necessary updates.
The qmake build is no longer supported for WebKit/GTK+ (and produces
incorrect installations). Please follow the updated build instructions at
It's been a surprising amount of work to switch build system in a
project of this size and get developers used to the new setup. Thanks a
to everyone who made this happen.
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