ap at webkit.org
Thu Jul 31 12:37:18 PDT 2008
On Jul 31, 2008, at 11:30 PM, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> Since WebKit has its own threading abstraction layer, I think it is
> unwise for code outside this layer to make use of the special
> knowledge that pthreads is in use. Whatever you want to be doing via
> calls to pthreads primitives should instead be handled using one of
> the WTF/Thread methods. If no such method exists, it should be added
> so that proper variants for the specific platforms are used.
Well, what I'm saying is that maintaining our own abstraction layer is
a large and unnecessary burden.
- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov
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