e10s-multi update and tests

Ben Kelly bkelly at mozilla.com
Thu Mar 23 01:16:32 UTC 2017


On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 9:12 PM, Andrew McCreight <amccreight at mozilla.com>
wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM, Nicholas Nethercote <
> n.nethercote at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
> > 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?)
> >
>
> The most operational definition is that a content process is a process
> where XRE_IsContentProcess() returns true. From the enum GeckoProcessType,
> you can see the various other possibilities. So the answers to your
> questions are then probably that GMP and GPU are not, but the others are.
> Though maybe you are asking which processes count against the limit of 4.
>

FWIW, the intention is that the worker process would not count against the
limit.  It would not contain any windows and would be significantly smaller
in size.

Ben
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