Bug#439677: libwebkitgdk0d: gdklauncher is a CPU hog while loading floridatoday.com

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Thu Sep 13 20:46:54 UTC 2007

On Sun, Aug 26, 2007 at 06:31:48PM +0200, Mike Hommey <mh at glandium.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2007 at 05:08:22PM +0200, Julien BLACHE <jblache at debian.org> wrote:
> > Package: libwebkitgdk0d
> > Version: 0~svn25144-1
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Since you asked on your blog, I gave a try to the gdklauncher on amd64; looks
> > nice, so I tried to feed it with a heavy page that even gecko chokes on.
> > 
> > gdklauncher will happily become a CPU hog while rendering floridatoday.com; it
> > draws a part of the page and then stalls.
> Interestingly, it doesn't happen with QtLauncher, so this is probably
> not a WebKit issue per se, but a gdk port issue only.
> Trying to get a stacktrace during the CPU hogging seems to indicate a
> loop involving libfontconfig, but the stacktrace is somehow b0rked.
> It might be worth doing a test with compiler optimizations turned off.

Now I finally took the time to do a build with optimizations off, it
doesn't happen anymore, even with the version you reported the bug
against :-/

What do you think about closing this bug ?


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