Bug 1176677 - webkitgtk4: move jsc to runtime package
Summary: webkitgtk4: move jsc to runtime package
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: webkitgtk4
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomas Popela
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 1166474
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-12-22 19:28 UTC by Yaakov Selkowitz
Modified: 2015-11-30 12:07 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: webkitgtk4-2.11.2-2.fc24
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-11-30 12:07:38 UTC

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Description Yaakov Selkowitz 2014-12-22 19:28:39 UTC
On secondary arches, rubygem-execjs can use jsc as a (server-side) JavaScript interpreter in place of v8-based solutions, which are not yet supported for these architectures (bug 1166474).  However, jsc is currently packaged with webkitgk4-devel, which would pull in a *ton* of unnecessary dependencies given that jsc (and libjavascriptcoregtk) only require glib2 and icu.

Could the webkitgtk4 subpackages be rearranged as such that a Requires: /usr/bin/jsc would pull in only a minimal dependency set, without breaking existing installations?

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Comment 2 Vít Ondruch 2015-11-04 15:24:17 UTC
Tomáš, any chance to get this fixed?

Comment 3 Tomas Popela 2015-11-09 09:33:09 UTC
I don't see any problem of doing this (apart from a lack of time to do it) and I will *try* to get it done for F24. But I need to state here that the whole stuff around JS in WebKit is everything, but not stable enough on secondary arches.

Comment 4 Tomas Popela 2015-11-30 12:07:38 UTC
Fixed with webkitgtk4-2.11.2-2.fc24 that introduced the webkitgtk4-jsc and webkitgtk4-jsc-devel packages. Feel free to reopen this bug again if you notice some bug in packaging or other issues related to this change.

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