[Buildroot] WebkitGtk upgradation

Gustavo Zacarias gustavo at zacarias.com.ar
Thu Feb 28 11:36:46 UTC 2013


On 02/28/2013 08:28 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> My feeling is also that the DirectFB backend of Gtk has never been
> seriously maintained over time. There are from time to time some people
> who fix the issues, but then it goes on unmaintained for a number of
> months/years, during which it slowly degrades into an unusable state.
> 
> I would therefore suggest that Buildroot follows upstream: get rid of
> the DirectFB backend. If anyone really wants the DirectFB backend in
> Gtk, then it should be fixed upstream. But I don't think it should
> force Buildroot users to stay with old Webkit/Gtk because of this.

+1
Our current webkit-gtk has more CVEs than spots on a dalmatian dog.
Regards.





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