[webkit-dev] PSA: WebKit2 and DrawingAreaImpl
Sergio Villar Senin
svillar at igalia.com
Wed Oct 2 10:44:52 PDT 2013
On 02/10/13 18:49, Anders Carlsson wrote:
> On Oct 1, 2013, at 11:29 PM, Sergio Villar Senin <svillar at igalia.com> wrote:
>> On 02/10/13 03:19, Anders Carlsson wrote:
>>> I just wanted to let everyone know that we (Apple) are moving away from DrawingAreaImpl and always using our tiled drawing area. Longer term we’d like to remove DrawingAreaImpl completely since it was designed back when we didn’t run in accelerated compositing mode all the time.
>>> It’s my understanding that all the other non-mac ports use coordinated graphics now, and so the logical step would be to create a special DrawingArea subclass for coordinated graphics and move the relevant code there. That’d allow us to remove DrawingAreaImpl and LayerTreeHost.
>> GTK is not using coordinated graphics, we do WebProcess compositing.
> I see. Are you ever not in accelerated composited mode?
I think Martin Robinson is the one to ask here but AFAIK we're always in
AC mode unless some error occurs, like if we're unable to create the GL
context. Oh, and I think AC is not working either when running WK2 in
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