Open Bug 1555377 Opened 6 months ago Updated 6 months ago

The browser toolbox takes a long time to start

Categories

(DevTools :: General, defect, P2)

defect

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(Not tracked)

People

(Reporter: florian, Unassigned)

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(Blocks 1 open bug)

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Here is a profile of starting the browser toolbox on a local mac build: http://bit.ly/2EG3tyR

I see a few things taking a significant amount of time that don't seem relevant to the browser toolbox:

  • starting the add-on manager
  • starting telemetry
  • (OS X specific) creating the Firefox hidden window, which loads most of the scripts of a normal browser window.

The patch I added here is a quick hack, so not sure if it's really ready for review, but feedback is welcome. Here is a profile with the patch applied: http://bit.ly/2EHJS1v

Priority: -- → P2
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