[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 13040] Safari WebKit Hanging/Feverish Disk Activity/Slows entire system...

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Thu May 17 16:21:48 PDT 2007


------- Comment #6 from ddkilzer at webkit.org  2007-05-17 16:21 PDT -------
(In reply to comment #5)
> I normally leave Safari running for many days or even weeks between restarts,
> and almost every time shortly after a relaunch I get excessive disk accesses
> for a few minutes which renders the application almost completely unresponsive.
> I've looked at it in gdb and it's the expiration process for the disk cache
> that deletes a lot of files.
> Cleaning the cache is of course a good thing, but preferably it should be
> handled incrementally without postponing everything until the next launch.

This mechanism has been rewritten with the WebKit nightly builds.  It would be
good to test using WebKit instead of Safari for the same amount of time to see
if you experience the same issues.  (You should not--please file a bug if you

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