[Bug 802366] [NEW] FF: uses 60% CPU just to show the "Download" progress

Paul Sladen ubuntu at paul.sladen.org
Mon Jun 27 06:39:14 UTC 2011

Public bug reported:

To reproduce:

  1. Fresh Firefox
  2. Find a big file with unknown size
  3. Right-click "Save As"
  4. The download window appears
  5. Firefox is now using 60% CPU just to update that Gtk Progress bar

Ideally the CPU load should be no more than for wget doing the same.

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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