[Project_owners] thread safety

eric.jung at yahoo.com eric.jung at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 17 15:48:53 EDT 2006


Thanks for the reply, Axel.

>In general, nothing in mozilla is threadsafe. There are a few exceptions  
>to this rule, but only few. 
 
This is bad news for me, indeed.


>There are several ways to hack around this, you could for example proxy  
>stuff on the main thread for xpcom objects. 

I don't understand what you mean. Can you explain further?

 
>With js objects itself, or the RegExp in particular, no idea. I suggest  
>to either dig in the code or ask in the jsengine newsgroup on mozilla.org. 

OK, thanks.
 




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