[webkit-dev] Make accelerated compositing mandatory

Simon Fraser simon.fraser at apple.com
Tue Jan 28 11:03:44 PST 2014

On Jan 28, 2014, at 10:47 AM, Martin Robinson <mrobinson at webkit.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Anders Carlsson <andersca at apple.com> wrote:
>> I’m not a layout and rendering person, but I suspect that the burden lies in that part of WebCore. I also don’t think building with accelerated compositing means that it has to be enabled at all; WebKitGTK+ on Windows could probably just have a stub implementation of the relevant GraphicsLayer classes.
> A stub implementation disabled at runtime would be fine for us, I believe.

I think it would be fairly trivial to remove most of the #ifdefs but just never make any compositing layers on some platforms.


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