[webkit-qt] why is the flag ENABLE_ACCELERATED_2D_CANVAS set to 0

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Tue Feb 19 23:55:11 PST 2013

On Wednesday 20 February 2013, haithem rahmani wrote:
> Hi,
> Looking at the file
> http://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/Tools/qmake/mkspecs/features/features.
> pri, I noticed that the ENABLE_ACCELERATED_2D_CANVAS is set to 0
> what does that flag actually do? does it enable/disable some HTML5
> features, accelerated compositing maybe?
> can I enable it?
It is meant to enable accelerations on the canvas, which is another way of 
saying using OpenGL to render on canvas elements. We are currently lacking the 
backend parts to do that, which is why it is disabled.


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