[webkit-dev] when is expose_event fired

Xan Lopez xan at gnome.org
Thu Oct 21 22:23:57 PDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Aneesh Bhasin <contact.aneesh at gmail.com> wrote:
> However, I wanted to know where and how is the
> webkit_web_view_expose_event function triggered internally - as I
> understand it could either be triggered from the windowing system if
> there is some movement /scrolling dragging of window or internally if
> something has changed and the page needs to be repainted - this second
> invocation path I am unable to find. Could someone point me to the
> right direction here ?

The internal invalidation happens in
WebKit/gtk/WebCoreSupport/ChromeClientGtk.cpp, in the various
'invalidate' methods. Those in turn are called from all over WebCore
in various situations.


> Thanks for all your help..
> Regards,
> Aneesh
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