Open Bug 1670542 Opened 7 months ago Updated 4 months ago

544.1% glvideo Mean tick time across 100 ticks: (windows7-32-shippable) regression on push 91f4934e4063a412c9057545dc6707b8f0fc1413 (Wed October 7 2020)


(Core :: Canvas: WebGL, defect, P1)

Firefox 83



Tracking Status
firefox-esr78 --- unaffected
firefox81 --- unaffected
firefox82 --- unaffected
firefox83 --- fix-optional


(Reporter: alexandrui, Unassigned)




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Perfherder has detected a talos performance regression from push 91f4934e4063a412c9057545dc6707b8f0fc1413. As author of one of the patches included in that push, we need your help to address this regression.


544% glvideo Mean tick time across 100 ticks: windows7-32-shippable opt e10s stylo 5.29 -> 34.08
530% glvideo Mean tick time across 100 ticks: windows10-64-shippable-qr opt e10s stylo 5.29 -> 33.34
526% glvideo Mean tick time across 100 ticks: windows10-64-shippable opt e10s stylo 5.33 -> 33.35
44% glterrain windows7-32-shippable opt e10s stylo 1.27 -> 1.82
39% glterrain windows10-64-shippable opt e10s stylo 1.25 -> 1.74
7% tp5o windows10-64-shippable-qr opt e10s stylo 240.75 -> 257.33


21% motionmark_webgl 3DGraphics-WebGL windows7-32-shippable opt e10s stylo 6.34 -> 7.68
16% motionmark_webgl 3DGraphics-WebGL windows10-64-shippable opt e10s stylo 6.92 -> 8.00
13% motionmark_webgl 3DGraphics-WebGL windows10-64-shippable-qr opt e10s stylo 6.89 -> 7.81

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Component: Performance → Canvas: WebGL
Product: Testing → Core

Yep, this is known and expected from what I'm reading.

  • Perf in general is a little worse because of buffer-bloat and webgl process scheduling
  • Video uploads are no longer low-overhead, so glvideo will be much worse

These are both TODOs but not blockers.

Priority: -- → P1
Duplicate of this bug: 1670272
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