Help! Need WebKit.framework from 10.5.8

AmazingHenry

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While testing some things, I accidentally lost the WebKit.framework file from my Power Mac G5 (I know, I should've backed up/should've been more careful. Sorry). I've tried the file from the 10.5.8 Combo update, and all of my WebKit applications (like Mail) crash on startup. I assume the version from my Leopard install disc would be too old. Does anyone know where I can get this file? Thanks.
 

MysticCow

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The Safari package is where the old Webkit framework is iirc. You'll need to download and install the last one for PPC from Apple.

Or you can use Leopard Webkit, which is fully standalone, and relink things like Mail against that.
 
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AmazingHenry

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The Safari package is where the old Webkit framework is iirc. You'll need to download and install the last one for PPC from Apple.

Or you can use Leopard Webkit, which is fully standalone, and relink things like Mail against that.
Re-linking through Leopard-WebKit is a good idea. I couldn't find the download from Apple, so that looks like my only choice at this point.
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Re-linking through Leopard-WebKit is a good idea. I couldn't find the download from Apple, so that looks like my only choice at this point.
Well, with my luck, that didn't work. After re-linking Mail against Leopard-WebKit, it crashes just like it did before.
 

bunnspecial

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I'm upgrading my iBook G4 from Tiger to Leopard, and then I'll pull the framework from that.
Once again, I speak from experience. It usually ends up being a lot less work to just reinstall than try and put bandaids on to fix a screw-up.

Archive and install takes 2 hours, with an extra half our or so to update it.
 

AmazingHenry

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Once again, I speak from experience. It usually ends up being a lot less work to just reinstall than try and put bandaids on to fix a screw-up.

Archive and install takes 2 hours, with an extra half our or so to update it.
I've already installed Leopard on my iBook (something I had to do anyway) and copied the Webkit.framework file. Everything is working great now, no problems!