Bug#593306: luakit -- Slows to a crawl when loading http://kstars.wordpress.com

Clint Adams schizo at debian.org
Tue Aug 17 03:47:28 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:20:40PM -0500, Kumar Appaiah wrote:
> While trying to open <URL:http://kstars.wordpress.com>, luakit just
> keeps doing something, and it becomes difficult to recover. I don't
> seem to be able to pinpoint the exact Javascript which seems to be
> causing it, but please let me know if I can be of help.

A quick discussion on IRC with various parties indicates that the
same memory-gluttony problem occurs with uzbl and midori, but
not chromium or arora.  Therefore I am presuming that WebKitGTK+
is solely to blame for this.

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