On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Chris Marrin <cmar...@apple.com> wrote: > > On Sep 2, 2010, at 9:41 AM, Kenneth Russell wrote: > >> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Chris Marrin <cmar...@apple.com> wrote: >>> >>> On Sep 1, 2010, at 7:20 PM, Kenneth Russell wrote: >>> >>>> I would be happy to not add another Arena client, but the primary >>>> reason I need an arena is not just for performance but to avoid having >>>> to keep track of all of the objects I need to delete. >>>> >>>> Is there any consensus yet on how to proceed with >>>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45059 ? I'm concerned about >>>> taking on large-scale restructuring with potential performance impact >>>> as a prerequisite for my landing any initial code. I could revert my >>>> PODArena class to use its own memory allocation rather than that in >>>> Arena.h. >>> >>> I just posted that it seems like your RB tree could be replaced by >>> std::multimap. And, given comments from others, it seems like the right >>> thing to do with Arena is to put PODArena into the gpu directory like you >>> were originally going to do, but to not use Arena.h (suck it's >>> functionality into PODArena). Alternately, you could try Jeremy's idea and >>> ref count your objects. If you use std::multimap, elements can be of type >>> RefPtr<something>, so you can avoid all memory management issues. >> >> I haven't seen that reply yet, but replacing my red-black tree with >> std::multimap is not a solution. My red-black tree is specifically >> designed to be augmentable, and the IntervalTree built on it is a core >> data structure used in the path processing code. > > The wheels go round and round. > > Seems like the right solution is to put PODRedBlackTree and PODArena in gpu > as originally planned. But still suck in the functionality of Arena.h rather > than using it directly. That gives us the option of getting rid of Arena.h at > some point.
Done. New patch coming soon. No take backs. -Ken _______________________________________________ webkit-dev mailing list email@example.com http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-dev