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Berkelium copyright (C) 2009-2010 The Sirikata team. Berkelium is a BSD licensed library that provides off-screen browser rendering via Google's open source Chromium web browser. See http://berkelium.org for a detailed overview. ==== Building: For Windows instructions, see WINDOWS-BUILDING.txt in the win32/ folder. For Mac or Linux, first use the automated script to build chromium: util/build-chromium.sh You can specify options to it, see --help for more information. The most important option is probably --deps, which on supported platforms (e.g. Ubuntu, Fedora), will try to install required dependencies from system packages. For a Debug build of chromium, export CHROMIUM_DEBUG=true Warning: Debug requires 4GB RAM and 64-bit Linux or Mac OS X 10.6 I highly recommend *not* building Chromium in Debug. Link times without debug are ~15 seconds. With debug, about 5 minutes with heavy disk access. To build, you need CMake 2.4 or higher installed (2.6 recommended) To generate a Makefile, run: I recommend building Berkelium in Debug, no matter how Chromium was built: cmake . -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug (If you are using debug Chromium, specify -DCHROME_MODE=Debug) To build Chromium, run: make ==== Release build: Run cmake with: cmake . -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release On mac, there is a script which will replace hardcoded absolute paths with relative paths, as well as do all the packaging: util/mac-install.sh On Linux, just run "make" again, and copy the created executables. I recommend copying "libffmpegsumo.so" from chromium/src/out/Debug for video tag support, as well as any other plugins you may want to include. ==== Support: Our new mailing list is at http://groups.google.com/group/berkelium Before asking a question, search on google with "berkelium", which will also find discussions in the old list archives as well. If you can't find the answer in the archives, feel free to ask a question to the mailing list. The authors below should be used only as a last resort, or for private matters. ==== About the authors: Main contributors: Patrick Reiter Horn <firstname.lastname@example.org> Ewen Cheslack-Postava <email@example.com> kevin Gadd <firstname.lastname@example.org> Daniel Reiter Horn <email@example.com> (feel free to commit your own name/organization here) Some code borrowed from the Chromium project at http://chromium.org Code is licensed under the New BSD License: see source code for the full text. See VERSION.txt for the matching chromium revision by platform.