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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Chrome Content Shell
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:51:31 GMT
Star this issue everyone:

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=113088
Simon Mac Donald
http://hi.im/simonmacdonald


On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
> That's great that you got it running Joe!
>
> I know that there has been a good amount of webview activity within the
> chrome repo lately. My understanding is that it's still pretty rough /
> crashy though. I'm planning on playing around with it around the feb/march
> timeframe (and hoping that it will be in better shape by then) :).
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> No.  I compiled on my Ubuntu box. I don't know how you'd get it working on
>> OS X.
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 16Mb is way less than I expected. Were able to compile on OS X ?
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Nice work Joe. One step closer.. .. ..
>> >> On 12/6/12 4:38 PM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >I played around with it this afternoon and I got it to build.  The
>> >> >score on html5test has it right on par with my desktop chrome for the
>> >> >most part.  That being said, there's a lot of problems with it, such
>> >> >as the footprint.  It currently weighs in at 16 MB.  It'd be cool if
>> >> >we could use it as a library with the uses-library in the Android
>> >> >manifest, but I think we're still stuck with the stock browser if we
>> >> >want things to just work.
>> >> >
>> >> >So, while it may make for a cool tech demo, using Chrome for Cordova
>> >> >is a long ways off.
>> >> >
>> >> >It's nice to have something that compiles though, even with a minor
>> tweak!
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >> I was going to try it out but last time I checked it needed a good
>> >> >>ubuntu
>> >> >> machine to compile (didn't work on OSX). At any rate, remember
that
>> it
>> >> >> would have footprint of ~30Mb. I think it is worth the effort too.
I
>> >> >>would
>> >> >> look into it if I had the pre-requisites.
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Jarrod Overson <jsoverson@gmail.com>
>> >> >>wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >>> Us folk on the sidelines want to know what's going on with
using
>> >> >>>Chrome's
>> >> >>> content shell on android too. Seems to be tracked here:
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=113088
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> That issue made me assume that it wasn't possible yet without
effort
>> >> >>>on the
>> >> >>> chrome/chromium side.
>> >> >>> --
>> >> >>> Jarrod Overson
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> > Hey
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > I know that I brought this up before, but I'm wondering
what's
>> going
>> >> >>> > on with Chrome Content Shell, and whether we can start
looking at
>> >> >>>this
>> >> >>> > as an option for having a WebView on Android that sucks
less than
>> the
>> >> >>> > current one that we have access to.  It's kinda weird
having
>> PhoneGap
>> >> >>> > only score 253 on HTML5 Test when Chrome is now stock.
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > Anyone tried this out? Does it build? Is this horribly
off-topic?
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > Joe
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>>
>> >>
>> >>
>>

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