x performance problem in webkitgtk

NoiseEHC noiseehc at gmail.com
Sun Jul 7 13:42:27 EDT 2013

Just tested with WikipediaEN that it does not happen on 21021 (12.1.0) 
so it is a regression.

On 07/07/2013 18:53, NoiseEHC wrote:
> Hi!
> Now that I am developing a HTML editor application, noticed a 
> performance problem on xo1.75 latest (32011).
> The symptom is that text selection is very-very slow in the editor. 
> You can test it by opening a long page from wikipedia in epiphany, 
> selecting some text with the mouse then pressing shift+up or 
> shift+down. Looking at 'top -d 0.3 -p <pid of x>' shows that while the 
> browser is thinking about the selection, the X process consumes all 
> CPU, then the webview is updated. The same does not happen if you just 
> scroll the webview. I have installed firefox and it does not have the 
> same problem either.
> Could you test it on XO-1 and XO-1.5, please?
> I think fixing this problem is quite important as it practically makes 
> all text editing web applications unfeasible on the XO...
> Thanks,
> Andrew

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