[webkit-dev] Webkit handling of plug-ins out-of-process on the mac

Anders Carlsson andersca at apple.com
Fri Mar 11 14:27:21 PST 2011

On Mar 10, 2011, at 10:22 AM, Rudi Sherry wrote:

> One of the specifics is: is there a separate process for each object/document controlled by a given plug-in, or are all objects controlled by that plug-in in the same extra process, or is it a mix?

All instances of the same plug-in will be in a single process; if you have two browser windows open with a Flash plug-in in each window, they'll both run in the same process. 

If you have a page with two different plug-in types (QT and Flash for example), they will each be in a separate process.

- Anders

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