x performance problem in webkitgtk

NoiseEHC noiseehc at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 13:21:05 EDT 2013

Just checked, build 12 fixed this. Thanks!

On 07/07/2013 21:14, Jerry Vonau wrote:
> Think you ran into the same root cause as
> https://dev.laptop.org/ticket/12718 might be fixed in 13.2.0-12
> Jerry
> On Sun, 2013-07-07 at 19:42 +0200, NoiseEHC wrote:
>> 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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