[Freewx-maint] Bug#790222: [boinc_dev] Bug#790222: wxwidgets3.0: depends on libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 which is deprecated
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
pochu at debian.org
Wed Jul 26 09:04:25 UTC 2017
On 26/07/17 10:50, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote:
>> In case it wasn't clear: note that moving to GTK3 and building against
>> libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev is not enough, as libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev is also a part of
>> src:webkitgtk, and we plan to remove it as it's also affected by all the
>> security bugs.
> moving to GTK3 is neede to cherry-pick this patch
>> Moving to GTK+3 and libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev can be a first step, with the goal of
>> later moving to libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev, i.e. src:webkit2gtk.
> this should be done in a single step :)
>> Note that dropping libwxgtk-webview3.0-0v5 is just a better option than to ship
>> webkitgtk in another release. Obviously the best option is to port wxwidgets or
>> to make boinc-manager not use webview so it doesn't have to be removed. Which
>> path we follow is up to you.
> upstream seems aware of it, and probably will do some work on porting to something lighter,
> but I don't see the webkit2gtk as a possible issue right now, do you?
Not an issue, as long as the porting is done (the webkit1 and webkit2 APIs are
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