[webkit-gtk] What supposed to hold the GDK in calls from WebKit/gtk/WebCoreSupport
yeh at lispworks.com
Mon Aug 22 09:26:33 PDT 2011
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 6:15 AM, Yehouda Harpaz <yeh at lispworks.com> wrote:
> > No, I didn't.
> > gtk_main releases the lock before calling g_main_loop_run (see code
> > below), so a lock around it will not help.
> > The locking in GTK and GDK occurs because GDK adds its own GSources,
> > and the dispatchs for them (gdk_threads_enter for timeouts and idles
> > and gdk_event_dispatch for events on X11, code below) lock around
> > executing the actual func.
> I wonder if the problem here is that libsoup doesn't hold the GDK lock
> during its callbacks. It couldn't, unless it depends on GDK. The issue
> is that libsoup callbacks can have side effects with GDK operations.
> The easiest solution would be to hold the GDK lock during Soup callbacks.
The Soup callbacks happend form the g_main_loop_run by some idle
source, which is is establisg by Soup code itself, so to get this you
need to change the Soup source. Is that what you mean?
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