building webkit

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Sat Aug 25 13:00:04 UTC 2018

Yes, this should be possible to do. Even without build changes, we could 
build just the SDK + WebKit (and maybe media, too, or maybe a separate 
job for that). The problem is that even building just WebKit takes 
longer than Travis / Appveyor will allow. See PR #121 [1]. Arun can 
comment further.

Irrespective of the above, as long as a compatible SDK (meaning an SDK 
built from the current tip of jfx-dev/rt) is available for download, the 
build can point to it, and will use the jfxwebkit and media natives from 
that build. So if we had a nightly build available, most developers 
could use that (it wouldn't help anyone making native changes to WebKit, 
but would be fine for most developers who don't).

-- Kevin


On 8/25/2018 12:27 AM, Johan Vos wrote:
> We currently don't build WebKit with Appveyor/Travis, as the combined build
> time would be too long.
> I'm wondering though if it would be possible to have separate build jobs
> for webkit? Typically, when building a JavaFX SDK, the webkit part is where
> things go wrong (if they go wrong), and have that somehow automated would
> be very helpful.
> - Johan

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