[webkit-gtk] Problem with webkit_web_view_new with gtk port

Sergio Villar Senin svillar at igalia.com
Mon Jan 31 04:02:56 PST 2011

En 31/01/11 12:59, Gustavo Noronha Silva escribiu:
> On Mon, 2011-01-31 at 15:43 +0530, Monil Parmar wrote:
>> Iam running gtk launcher with, gtk_main in other thread. Results in
>> gtklauncher is not working.
>> when iam moving "webkit_web_view_new()" function to gtk_main thread.
>> It works fine. 
>> Can any one tell me the reason behind this and what is the alternate
>> solution for that.
> WebKitGTK+ uses the GTK+ main loop, so it needs to be in the same thread
> as the GTK+ main loop (in fact, preferably the main thread!), or it will
> break horribly.
> You should really not use WebKitGTK+ or GTK+ with threads, really - try
> to use the main loop instead.

Or if you use threads make use of the gdk_threads_* family


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