[webkit-gtk] Threaded compositor plans

Sergio Villar Senin svillar at igalia.com
Fri Feb 12 00:34:58 PST 2016

On 11/02/16 10:32, Carlos Garcia Campos wrote:
> The threaded compositor is only the first step in the global
> graphics plan we were discussing about during the hackfest. I think
> we should switch to the threaded compositor (and async scrolling)
> for 2.14. For that, I think it's important to fix the major issues
> ASAP and switch to use threaded compositor in trunk as soon as
> possible after branching for 2.12. That way we have the whole cycle
> to fix issues and adopt async scrolling as well.
> The next step would be moving the compositor to the UI process, but
> we could leave that for the next cycle, unless things go very well
> after switching to threaded compositor and we have time to do it in
> the same release cycle.
> What do you think? Do people involved in threaded compositor have
> time to work on it?

Awesome plan. I'd love to be involved, cannot promise anything though.


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