Bug#578019: Bug#558125: epiphany-browser - Caches the decision to use ipv6 over network topology changes
spaillard at debian.org
Tue Mar 29 18:54:26 UTC 2011
forwarded 578019 https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=38263
tag 578019 +patch
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 01:56:17PM +0100, Simon Paillard wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 08:23:54PM +0100, Simon Paillard wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 03:44:28PM -0300, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2011-03-19 at 01:41 +0100, Simon Paillard wrote:
> > > > - *each time the mouse is moved*, a DNS request is performed for the uri for the
> > > > DOM object (so 0x00 for the background/already resolved, host for the link) !!
> > >
> > > This is WebKit pre-resolving DNS, but I still don't really understand
> > > the 0x00 reference. In any case, Epiphany doesn't deal with network
> > > directly, that is libsoup's domain, so I think we should reassign it
> > > there, and perhaps get some testing on experimental's libsoup to see if
> > > there's been any improvement. Could anyone help with this?
> > This is easily reproducible (not tested in experimental yet).
> > I don't know which is responsible to trigger this mecanism, but this is
> > triggered everytime the mouse is moved, even when the object is kept the same.
> > Is this under epiphany reponsability to cache results and not request them
> > again and again to libsoup ?
> Same with sid webkit libwebkit-1.0-2 (1.2.7-2)
And that is actually #578019.
again) works and saves my laptop battery and name server.
Given the impact and how simple is the patch, having this fix in stable would
make epiphany more usable in stable..
git clone git://git.debian.org/git/pkg-webkit/webkit.git webkit ...
[.. long long time ..]
warning: remote HEAD refers to nonexistent ref, unable to checkout.
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