Bug 752676 apparently caused a regression in the Trace Malloc benchmarks on both Windows and Linux: http://graphs.mozilla.org/graph.html#tests=[[29,63,18]]&sel=1338818805921.5896,1338829385513.4265&displayrange=7&datatype=running https://groups.google.com/d/msg/mozilla.dev.tree-management/sN60GtP4aBc/WxksjMpaAroJ https://wiki.mozilla.org/Performance:Leak_Tools#Trace-malloc
Testing this out locally using leaktest.py on osx I get numbers all over of the place for the max heap with RSD ~2%. Some of the smallest max heap sizes have been with the above changeset applied. However, on average I see the max heap grow ~100KB with the pdf.js changeset. I expect the max heap to get somewhat bigger since we're now adding two new components PdfJs.jsm and the PdfStreamConverter.js. Also, on firstrun pdf.js has to go in and take over as the default pdf reader. One thing we could do to lessen the memory is instead of programatically registering the stream converter we could put it back in the chrome.manifest so PdfStreamConverter isn't loaded until the first pdf is loaded. This though would mean the stream converter is on by default which has pros/cons.
It's not clear to me what the user impact would be here (seems like a leak regression), or how commonly it would occur. Tracking nonetheless to make sure this is followed up on.
Given bug 773397, tracking for FF16's release but not FF15. Would still love to get clarification on the user impact here.
Alex: I must have missed your previous comment in my bugmail. The regression doesn't seem to be a "leak". It's just a regression in the maximum amount of memory firefox uses(~2MB more) during that test, which is then cleaned up. I still haven't heard anything definitive if this is too much for what is happening on first run or not.
(In reply to Brendan Dahl from comment #5) > Alex: I must have missed your previous comment in my bugmail. The > regression doesn't seem to be a "leak". It's just a regression in the > maximum amount of memory firefox uses(~2MB more) during that test, which is > then cleaned up. I still haven't heard anything definitive if this is too > much for what is happening on first run or not. OK - I've added [Snappy] to the whiteboard to get their expertise on whether or not this test is actually concerning. Also untracking for FF16 since we won't be ready to ship till FF17 at least.
Whiteboard: [Snappy] → [Snappy][pdfjs-c-testing]
This might be a memshink bug, but there is nothing here for snappy.
Whiteboard: [Snappy][pdfjs-c-testing] → [pdfjs-c-testing]
Whiteboard: [pdfjs-c-testing] → [pdfjs-c-testing][MemShrink]
Whiteboard: [pdfjs-c-testing][MemShrink] → [pdfjs-c-testing][MemShrink:P3]
18 months have passed. I don't think this bug is worth keeping open.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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