[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 164469] Web Automation: don't disable localStorage for ephemeral sessions that are being controlled by automation

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Mon Nov 7 10:11:09 PST 2016


--- Comment #4 from Brady Eidson <beidson at apple.com> ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> (In reply to comment #2)
> > Ephemeral sessions should *not* use the storage backend that actually stores
> > to disk.
> > 
> > So this bug is, by necessity, more than just "don't disable localStorage for
> > ..."
> > 
> > We'll need a mode for localStorage to use an in-memory backing store.
> Does such a backing store already exist?

Yes - sessionStorage uses a per-WebView, in-memory backing store.

And that's exactly what we'll want to use for localStorage in a WebView whose storage session is ephemeral.

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