[webkit-dev] Windows Multithread issue

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Mon Jun 15 21:14:56 PDT 2009

2009/6/15 John Abd-El-Malek <jam at google.com>

> Yes it's possible.  The Chromium port runs web views in different
> processes.  You can look at the design docs and source to see how it's done,
> that should give you an idea of what you have to do this on different
> threads.

Note that using distinct processes (as Chromium does) is quite different
than using distinct threads -- the latter would require a threadsafe
codebase, which in large part WebKit today is not (though Dave Hyatt has
been doing some prototyping work in this area recently).

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