[wpe-webkit] Hole punching and WeakRef support in WPE/WebKit v2.22

Guillaume Emont guijemont at igalia.com
Tue Sep 7 07:56:36 PDT 2021

Quoting Michael Pantazoglou (2021-09-07 13:11:47)
> Hi,
> Thank you for the feedback. I was able to find the commits you listed in your
> reply. I also enabled the two holepunch approaches in OptionsWPE.cmake (located
> under Source/cmake), rebuilt and verified that the external holepunch feature
> works as expected. However, the GStreamer-based holepunch feature seems to not
> work properly, despite the fact that I enabled it as mentioned above. What I
> saw in the corresponding manual test is the actual video playback instead of
> the transparent rectangle.
> Is there any additional configuration required to fully enable the
> GStreamer-based holepunch feature?
> Also, regarding the first part of my initial post, do you know if WeakRef is
> (or can be) enabled for the WPE version I am using (it's actually the wpe-2.22
> branch from https://github.com/WebPlatformForEmbedded/WPEWebKit)? 

WeakRef was implemented quite later than the branching point of
wpe-2.22. It's not available there, and unless you're lucky, I would
expect it to be a non trivial amount of work to backport it to wpe-2.22.



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