[oe] [meta-browser][PATCH] chromium: 52.0.2743.76 -> 54.0.2810.2

Jacobo Aragunde Pérez jaragunde at igalia.com
Fri Apr 7 18:08:30 UTC 2017

Hi Trevor,

On 06/04/17 22:37, Trevor Woerner wrote:
> ...
> Currently I'm trying to figure out how to move past this version.
> After 53.0.2810.2 the current method OE uses to build chromium starts
> to fail because (as is my understanding) it was around this point that
> the chromium build switched from gyp+ninja (what we're using in OE) to
> gn+ninja (ninja is like "make" and gyp/gn are like the autotools)
> Therefore the gyp support starts to break down due to lack of upstream
> maintainership. I'm starting to be able to do successful chromium
> builds from tarballs on the cmdline (outside of OE) up to
> 57.0.2987.133 but I need to figure out how to translate that into a
> recipe.

Some colleagues here have modified the recipe to build Chromium up to
version 57 using the new GN build system, targeting R-Car Gen.3 boards.
Unfortunately, the solution would still need a lot of cleanup before
being able to submit it.

Still, if you want to take a look and use it as an example, even reuse
parts of it in your own patch, feel free to do it.

Layer is here: https://github.com/Igalia/meta-browser

Jacobo Aragunde
Software Engineer at Igalia

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