[webkit-dev] [webkit-changes] [35474] trunk/JavaScriptCore

Alexey Proskuryakov 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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