[webkit-gtk] dns prefetching knob
slash at peereboom.us
Wed Mar 9 04:56:04 PST 2011
On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 09:33:21AM -0300, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-03-09 at 07:16 -0500, Dan Winship wrote:
> > On 03/08/2011 07:07 PM, Marco Peereboom wrote:
> > > I created a bug report to add a DNS prefetch knob but I was advised to
> > > also send the patch to the mailing list.
> > >
> > > With this knob I can make the web browser I wrote (xxxterm
> > > http://opensource.conformal.com/wiki/XXXTerm ) much snappier on sites
> > > with lots of embedded domain names (news.google.com for example).
> > The entire point of DNS prefetching is that it's supposed to make the
> > browser faster. If it's not doing that, then the right thing would be to
> > remove it entirely, not to add a configurable "be broken / don't be
> > broken" option.
> I agree, although it might make sense to make it a build-time option.
> Marco, in your changelog you say that you are 'Backporting' -
> backporting from what?
The mac version. I took the original patch and added the GTK bits.
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