[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 168126] [GTK][WPE] WebProcess should run cleanup on quit to release resources

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Fri Aug 11 06:36:59 PDT 2017


--- Comment #12 from Carlos Garcia Campos <cgarcia at igalia.com> ---
(In reply to Brady Eidson from comment #10)
> (In reply to Olivier Blin from comment #6)
> > (In reply to comment #4)
> > > Just to be clear, this is definitely a bug in the video drivers, right? Not
> > > releasing system resources when the process quits is pretty wild....
> > 
> > Yes, it is a bug in the video drivers.
> > Unfortunately, this is not uncommon in proprietary drivers for embedded
> > devices.
> > 
> > It would be good to have a graceful WebProcess exit.
> > Is there any reason not to do so?
> Yes. It will slow down things like quitting the browser with lots of tabs
> open. And on platforms without these issues, it will slow them unnecessarily.
> If this is truly needed for GTK/WPE/etc, it will need to be specific to
> those platforms.
> We don't want to slow down WebView destruction on Mac/iOS

I think we could start by not calling setShouldExitOnSyncMessageSendFailure() for GTK and WPE ports, just to try.

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