Webkit build issues

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Wed Apr 29 19:16:21 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 03:32:02PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 29 avril 2009 à 15:15 +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort a
> écrit :
> > > Mike, Emilio, can you coordinate so that any sensible solution is
> > > implemented reasonably soon? A good number of packages build-depend on
> > > libsoup, and none of them will be buildable. Plus the webkit transition
> > > can't go forward without it, of course.
> > 
> > I can disable the webkit plugin in libproxy for now, so that things are
> > buildable again, and then we can look if everything still works fine (I think it
> > will).
> It will probably remove the ability to parse proxy.pac files.

s/probably// ; that's why i suggested to enable the mozjs plugin in the
meanwhile though I'm not sure how it will behave in the same
address-space as webkit.

> The correct long-term solution is probably to split the plugins out of
> the libproxy source.

Or, as I said, libJavaScriptCore split out of libwebkit, which seems to
be a direction upstream is going to follow. (They apparently already do
so on Mac at least)


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