[webkit-dev] is WebKit leaking or caching memory?

Holger Freyther zecke at selfish.org
Mon Dec 1 05:04:02 PST 2008

On Monday 01 December 2008 13:22:08 Luka Napotnik wrote:

> Now I'm asking if the memory increment is a result of WebKit caching
> subsystem or could that be a leak? Keep in mind that I click/refresh the
> same page over and over again.

Leak, Cache, Memory fragmentation are all possible. I think by default we do 
not cache.... so leaking and fragmentation are more likely. Someone found a 
leak in the Font handling of Gtk+ [1] (first bit) which might apply to the 
stock Gtk+ as well.


[1] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15914#c45

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