Red Hat Bugzilla – Full Text Bug Listing
|Summary:||justified text rendering very slow|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Pádraig Brady <p>|
|Component:||firefox||Assignee:||Gecko Maintainer <gecko-bugs-nobody>|
|Status:||CLOSED UPSTREAM||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2007-11-12 09:34:12 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Pádraig Brady 2007-11-09 22:53:03 EST
Create a page with lots of text with style="text-align: justify;" It's really slow to render on 220.127.116.11 (F8) compared to 18.104.22.168 (F7). Would this be anything to do with new justification support in pango? http://mces.blogspot.com/2007/05/avoiding-extra-work.html
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-12 05:24:13 EST
Could you provide some URL where this bug is reproducible, so that we can test it, please?
Comment 2 Pádraig Brady 2007-11-12 05:51:04 EST
(echo '<html><body><div style="text-align: justify;">'; yes whatever | head -10000; echo '</div></body></html>') > slow.html Scrolling is also horrendously slow. Change the 'justify' above to 'left' to see the speed difference. Hmm, firefox 22.214.171.124 on gutsy has the same slow down, but not just as bad I think.
Comment 3 Pádraig Brady 2007-11-12 06:39:05 EST
An old possibly related mozilla bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=302968
Comment 5 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-12 09:34:12 EST
I agree, with comment 3. This bug has been already registered in the upstream database (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=302968) and believe that it is more appropriate to let it be resolved upstream. Red Hat will continue to track the issue in the centralized upstream bug tracker, and will review any bug fixes that become available for consideration in future updates. Thank you for the bug report.
Comment 6 Pádraig Brady 2007-11-12 17:52:36 EST
Err you closed that a bit quickly I think. I only noticed this since Fedora 8, so it may be a confluence of various factors. I did a bit of looking around and comparing firefox 1.0.8 on ubuntu 5.10, that was slower at left justified than ff-126.96.36.199 but much faster at justified. I also tried different fonts and the default F8 font of Deja Vu is the slowest by a fair margin. liberation is not too bad. Microsoft fonts like Calibri are a bit faster again. Also there was no comment on the recently pango justification support. I'm unsure hang pango fits into firefox so that might be totally off base.
Comment 7 Pádraig Brady 2007-11-13 16:49:37 EST
I just tried firefox 188.8.131.52 on windows and there is no noticeable delay at all in scrolling justified text. I also notice that general.smoothscroll is on by default on ff on Fedora 8 at least, which slows things down a little more. The rest of my GUI is very fast, running the latest intel X driver
Comment 8 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-14 04:46:35 EST
Padraig, I am not saying that there is no bug here, but that we have no resources to deal with it inside of Red Hat, so if you want to investigate it further your comments will be certainly welcome in the upstream bug. When that is resolved upstream, we will get the fix with the next release of Firefox. Commenting here is probably waste of your time.