[webkit-dev] segfault when having multiple webkit instances (got backtrace)

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Oct 6 01:10:33 PDT 2008

On Oct 6, 2008, at 12:50 AM, Luka Napotnik wrote:

> Hello.
> I have a program that uses the webkit engine (gtk+ port) for
> intense-rendering. I have about 10 threads, each with it's own webkit
> instance. While there's no problem when only two instances are active.
> But when I increase the instances, the program segfaults.

WebKit is not threadsafe. It is not currently possible to use it  
safely from multiple threads. If it ever seems to work, it is only  
through luck.


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