e10s-multi update and tests

Nicholas Nethercote n.nethercote at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 01:00:43 UTC 2017


Do we have a clear definition of "content process"? I.e. does/will it
include:

- GMP processes (no?)
- GPU process (probably not?)
- file:// URL processes (probably should?)
- Web Extensions processes (probably should?)
- ServiceWorker processes (probably should?)

Thanks.

Nick

On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Blake Kaplan <mrbkap at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> As some of you might have noticed, we are now defaulting to 4 content
> processes on Nightly builds! We're continuing to collect data and
> planning on running experiments with different numbers of processes to
> generate more data and allow us to fine-tune our defaults and
> strategies for process allocation.
>
> As part of our effort to enable e10s-multi on Nightly, we disabled a
> few tests that were misbehaving. We've re-enabled most of them and are
> on track to finish re-enabling them (after verifying that the problem
> was in the test and not the underlying code).
>
> As we get to the end of that effort, I'd like to ask everybody to
> think about any areas that they feel are not tested with multiple
> content processes that should be. Obviously, as we find regressions
> related to multiple content processes we'll add regression tests, but
> I would like to avoid having any last-minute panics over missing
> tests.
>
> Thanks.
> --
> Blake
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