Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Abandoned documents


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Aug 30, 2018 2:26:47 PM (4 years ago)
Author:
Simon Fraser
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    55All documents are referenced by Document::allDocumentsMap(), so they are not leaked in the sense that the 'leaks' tool doesn't show them.
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    7 = Why are layout test results showing me a list of abandoned documents? =
     7= Why are layout test results showing me a list of leaked documents? =
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    99Leaked documents usually entrain a lot of other objects, which can use lots of memory (e.g. via entries in the memory cache). Leaking documents is bad because it will cause ever-increasing memory use as the user browses. See [https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186214]
     
    1515= How do I debug document abandonment? =
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    17 Let's take an example [https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188722]. We run tests, checking for abandonment:
     17Let's take an example [https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188722]. We run tests, checking for world leaks:
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    1919{{{
    20 run-webkit-tests fast/forms/ --check-for-abandoned-documents
     20run-webkit-tests fast/forms/ --world-leaks
    2121}}}
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    23 The results say that {{{fast/forms/textarea-paste-newline.html}}} was abandoned. Now you have to figure out why this Document object is not going away.
     23The results say that {{{fast/forms/textarea-paste-newline.html}}} was leaked. Now you have to figure out why this Document object is not going away.
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    2525A bit of testing in MiniBrowser can be useful, and if you're lucky, the abandonment will reproduce there. To test this, do these steps: