On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM Sam Weinig wrote:
> Hi webkit-dev,
> I’d like to propose, and gauge feedback on, reducing (with the goal of
> ultimately removing) the use of Makefile based DerivedSources.make.
> My understanding is that currently only the Xcode based ports still use
While we're making the transition to Git, I think we should try to
shrink the Git clone size. Right now, it's 10GB and I suspect we can
cut it down quite a bit without sacrificing much. For example, we can
exclude any history for LayoutTests/platform/chromium* and
It would be wonderful to drastically cut down the repeated mentions of the same
filenames. People not on Xcode platforms probably focus primarily on Xcode
projects for this frustration. But I find it ridiculous how many places I have
to add things. For example, to add AbstractRange I had to add
> On Oct 17, 2020, at 12:34 PM, Fujii Hironori > wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 18, 2020 at 2:00 AM Sam Weinig > wrote:
> What are your thoughts on this?
> I'm disappointed. I want to use CMake for all ports.
I hear you, it would
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Please note that this is a Cocoa-only, Xcode-only conversation.
As Sam pointed out, there’s a whole different “will you please switch to CMake”
conversation. That’s not an easy switch to make for programmers working on the
Apple platforms, but we might do it at some point if we can work out the
One direct benefit of moving away from DerivedSources.make would likely be (I
say likely, as the details of how it works out are far from certain in my mind)
removing at least one place that a IDL file needs to be listed as we would not
need to explicitly the list the IDL file in
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