[Slackbuilds-users] Checklist.txt - webkit

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Sep 25 03:25:44 UTC 2012

On Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:33:05 +1000
Christoph Willing <c.willing at uq.edu.au> wrote:

> Its not my package but …
> is webkit still needed? It specifies a nightly source tarball r61056
> which goes back to 6th June, 2010 i.e. doesn't really look like its
> being actively maintained.
> There is already a separate webkitgtk package using an actual
> webkitgtk+ release tarball 1.8.3, which roughly corresponds to
> r126039 at 20th June 2012 i.e. is actively maintained.
> There doesn't seem to be much other difference between the webkit and
> webkitgtk packages - both use gtk anyway so the plain webkit package
> seems redundant (removable from Checklist.txt?).

That's pretty much what we'd decided too, but we haven't pulled the
trigger on it yet.  I've got a "webkitstuff" branch in git with the
REQUIRES fixups, so it will probably get merged soonish now that we
have a bit more confirmation that we're (probably) correct :-)

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