r18041 - gnucash/trunk - Merge webkit branch into trunk.

Phil Longstaff plongstaff at rogers.com
Fri Apr 17 12:44:40 EDT 2009

On April 17, 2009 09:24:47 am Herbert Thoma wrote:
> Derek Atkins schrieb:
> >> I revoke my statement. This coputer is still on SuSE 10.2 and the
> >> support period for this distro has ended ...
> >
> > Ahh, yeah, like I said, Fedora-7 era.  I'm not sure offhand what version
> > of Gnome Fedora-8 or 9 has, but I would hope that we should support any
> > distros that were released by, say, May 1, 2008.
> Just for your information: I successfully built GnuCash with webkit on a
> SuSE 11.0 machine. A proper webkit is not part of the SuSE 11.0 distro, but
> I got a RPM easily from http://software.opensuse.org/
> (libwebkit-1_0-1-1.0.1).
> The most recent version of webkit (1.1.4) from libwebkit.org does not
> build out of the box because of libsoup being too old (2.2, required 2.4).
> This is not an issue since GnuCash works fine with webkit 1.0.1.
> But if we use it for 2.4 then we might have to worry about different
> versions.

Webkitgtk 1.0.1 (webkit core in a gobject-based wrapper for gtk) seems to work 
just fine for me.  I haven't looked at API changes to any other version in real 
detail.  I know the developers have done some work refactoring the object 
model in the area of file download, for example, but that doesn't affect us.  
All we currently use is load-an-html-string-for-display and let-me-know-when-


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