[webkit-dev] Is it possible to block webkit_web_view_load_html_string() until the content is actually loaded?

Holger Freyther zecke at selfish.org
Mon May 4 01:33:54 PDT 2009

On Monday 04 May 2009 06:36:46 Zhe Su wrote:
> Hi,
>   I'm writing an application which uses webkit to display some html
> content. webkit_web_view_load_html_string() is used to set content into
> webkit. I found this function will return before the content is actually
> loaded, then webkit will load the content in background. However my
> application needs block until the content is actually loaded. I know that
> webkit has a signal "load-finished", which will be emitted when the content
> is fully loaded. But because of some limitation, my application can only
> block at somewhere until the content is fully loaded. Because it's a single
> thread application, I don't know how to do it. Any suggestions to solve
> this problem?

Run your own event loop and leave it once load-finished got called or your 
timeout is reached...

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