[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 27980] Give an ability to WebKit to free statically allocated pointers before quit

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Tue Aug 11 09:50:33 PDT 2009


Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> changed:

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--- Comment #22 from Darin Adler <darin at apple.com>  2009-08-11 09:50:30 PDT ---
(From update of attachment 34549)
> +#include "wtf/StaticPtr.h"

Includes of wtf from WebCore use angle brackets. <wtf/StaticPtr.h>, not

> +static WTF::StaticPtr<JSGlobalData> sharedInstancePtr;

This won't work with the restrictions we need to work as a Mac OS X framework.
We can't have any static destructors in our Mac OS X system frameworks as a
matter of policy to make process exit fast. No objects with destructors as
globals or statics. That's the reason for the DEFINE_STATIC_LOCAL macro.

A major reason this patch is unacceptable is that this creates many global
objects with destructors.

I didn't review further because that's a major problem with the current

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