[webkit-dev] parallel painting

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Tue Apr 6 00:24:52 PDT 2010

Parallel painting would only be useful if the graphics layer is
incredibly slow.  In most WebKit ports we do not see very much time
painting, rather time is more often spent in layout, style resolution,
or javascript execution/bindings.


On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Zoltan Herczeg
<zherczeg at inf.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am working on a parallel painting feature for WebKit (bug id: 36883).
> Basically it records the painting commands on the main thread, and replay
> them on a painting thread. The gain would be that the recording operation
> is cheap. Currently it is Qt specific, but I could make it more platform
> independent if other ports are interested.
> Zoltan
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