[arch-dev-public] [new package] libwebkit

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Thu Aug 14 14:15:54 EDT 2008

Am Tue, 12 Aug 2008 18:20:58 +0200
schrieb Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de>:

> Webkit developers have recently released a stable release:
> http://mail.gnome.org/archives/release-team/2008-June/msg00047.html
> It's no more needed to use svn snapshots. I'd like to bring such a pkg
> "libwebkit" based on our AUR pkg wegkitgtk-svn now to testing and then
> soon to extra. More and more applications will make use of it. 
> The first application I'd like to build using webkit for extra is
> the Midori webbrowser. Since yesterday it's part of Xfce project and
> will probably soon step forward. There's also a webkit plugin for
> claws-mail in developement I could integrate it into the
> claws-mail-extra-plugins package.
> Any objections adding libwebkit and midori right now to our repos?
> To the qt world: Right now all other major distributions stick with
> QT's internal webkit for all qt applications (Debian/Fedora). I also
> wouldn't know an easy way to have a common or two non-conflicting
> libwebkit packages. Please publish your suggestions if you know a
> better easy way.
> -Andy

Added libwebkit and midori to testing for both arches. Give them a try
and tell me to move them to extra.

CC'ing the AUR-list - TUs please remove them from your repos.

Closed: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11202


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