Bug 97320

Summary: Use emptyString instead of String("")
Product: WebKit Reporter: Patrick R. Gansterer <paroga>
Component: WebCore Misc.Assignee: Patrick R. Gansterer <paroga>
Severity: Normal CC: abarth, annevk, benjamin, haraken, japhet, mifenton, rwlbuis, webkit.review.bot
Priority: P2    
Version: 528+ (Nightly build)   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Bug Depends on: 86305    
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Description Patrick R. Gansterer 2012-09-21 03:36:45 PDT
Use emptyString instead of String("")
Comment 1 Patrick R. Gansterer 2012-09-21 03:46:35 PDT
Created attachment 165110 [details]
Comment 2 Adam Barth 2012-09-21 09:09:40 PDT
Comment on attachment 165110 [details]

My understanding is that emptyString is only safe to use on the main thread.  Many of these lines of code look like they can be reached on worker threads.
Comment 3 Benjamin Poulain 2012-09-21 14:14:51 PDT
(Also see https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95793 )
Comment 4 Anne van Kesteren 2023-12-28 08:35:32 PST
git grep cannot find these instances anymore.