[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 71718] Apparent threading bug causes intermittent segfaults

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Wed Nov 9 11:32:58 PST 2011


--- Comment #8 from Andrew Wason <rectalogic at rectalogic.com>  2011-11-09 11:32:58 PST ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> Some time ago, we discussed having so many threading back-ends, and consensus was that 
> ThreadingQt and other library specific implementations should be removed from WebKit.
> We can require either either POSIX threads or Win32 threads, and not waste time maintaining
> other back-ends.

In that case, perhaps I should do that instead of this patch? Especially since this patch doesn't fix the problem of QThreads outliving QApplication and other global internal Qt state, leading to crashes.

Using pthreads/win32 I think would fix all these issues.

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