[webkit-dev] GPU Process on all platforms eventually?
Alejandro G. Castro
alex at igalia.com
Wed Nov 16 03:57:57 PST 2022
On Thu, Nov 10, 2022 at 09:23:36PM -0800, Alex Christensen via webkit-dev wrote:
> I remember several years ago there was a configuration to run
> WebKit2 without a network process, which was eventually removed.
> Given the current work to make the GPU Process on more platforms, is
> there an agreement that eventually (like in a year or two or three)
> all platforms running WebKit should have a GPU Process? It is a
> considerable security improvement, a lot of work is being done to
> support it, and I imagine there will come a point when we don’t
> want to support all the code and abstractions needed to have a
> configuration with a GPU Process and a configuration without, but to
> get there we would need consensus of some sort.
I agree with this idea, and hopefully we can make it happen at some
point in the future.
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