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From: "Paweł Hajdan
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 09:25:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin by "Tomáš Chvátal"
On 3/5/11 12:51 AM, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> Dne 5.3.2011 00:46, Alex Alexander napsal(a): >> Chromium has its own version of webkit :) > For this lovely thing it should be webkit-gtk
Actually, Alex is right. Chromium has its own port of WebKit, different from Qt and GTK ports. Reasons for that include sandboxing, process separation, and little rendering differences (for example using the skia library). This might be possible to change in the future (a separate library to possibly avoid recompilations), but for now I'm not aware of any effort to do that (it's really non-trivial). On 3/5/11 3:41 AM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> Still, the build has gotten faster with time as the excellent g.o > chromium team slowly strips out bundled libs. If you want a real > eye-opener do a du -s * in the source tree for chromium and see where > all the code is.
Thanks! Anyway, I guess that the WebKit part of the browser still takes the majority of the compile time. On 3/5/11 12:58 AM, Alex Alexander wrote:
> I can also give you a binpkg from one of my chroots :P
It sounds like a possible option. We could then advertise those binpkgs on the project page, or make them semi-official. If you or someone else is interested in doing that, I second that effort. Paweł Hajdan, Jr.


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