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Browser's process memory continues to increase when creating a large number of DOM elements #3603
What do you expect to happen?
What actually happens?
Which browsers are affected?
There's is also a reported Chromium bug.
Link to test case
Here is a very small non-jQuery example that leaks like crazy in Chrome 57 but is stable in 56:
The key is the line
The jQuery path through this is:
This information has also been added to the related chromium bug
Looks like this is getting fixed on the Chrome side: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=707544#c35