[webkit-dev] Disk cache

Carlos Garcia Campos carlosgc at webkit.org
Sat Nov 1 01:13:19 PDT 2014

El vie, 31-10-2014 a las 19:02 +0200, Antti Koivisto escribió:
> Hello,
> I'm planning to add an experimental HTTP cache implementation to
> WebKit (https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30322).

Great news!

>  The main motivations are:
> - Improving performance by bringing the cache closer. For example we
> can serialize WebKit response objects directly instead of converting
> to/from platform types.
> - Making future innovation around caching easier. Closer coordination
> between cache and WebKit opens new optimization possibilities.
> The cache lives in the network process. Most of the code is
> cross-platform. The storage backend uses libdispatch IO though it
> wouldn't be hard to add a generic posix one too.

Why is it limited to the network process? wouldn't it be possible to use
it also in the web process when shared secondary process model is used?

> The code will be behind NETWORK_CACHE feature flag.
>   antti
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