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Add an lru cache for WebHistoryInterface.historyContains

When loading, for some crazy reason QtWebKit calls historyContains
about 16'000 times.

With this cache (which we simply clear when *any* page has been loaded, as then
the links which have been visited can change), that's down to 250 or so...
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The-Compiler committed Jun 8, 2017
1 parent ef014af commit 939d2823ed3c191303d04a965cc43e3728ab819f
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  1. +3 −0 qutebrowser/browser/webkit/
  2. +7 −0 qutebrowser/misc/
@@ -19,6 +19,7 @@

"""QtWebKit specific part of history."""

import functools

from PyQt5.QtWebKit import QWebHistoryInterface

@@ -36,11 +37,13 @@ class WebHistoryInterface(QWebHistoryInterface):
def __init__(self, webhistory, parent=None):
self._history = webhistory

def addHistoryEntry(self, url_string):
"""Required for a QWebHistoryInterface impl, obsoleted by add_url."""

def historyContains(self, url_string):
"""Called by WebKit to determine if a URL is contained in the history.
@@ -170,8 +170,15 @@ def debug_cache_stats():
"""Print LRU cache stats."""
config_info = objreg.get('config').get.cache_info()
style_info = style.get_stylesheet.cache_info()
from PyQt5.QtWebKit import QWebHistoryInterface
interface = QWebHistoryInterface.defaultInterface()
history_info = interface.historyContains.cache_info()
except ImportError:
history_info = None
log.misc.debug('config: {}'.format(config_info))
log.misc.debug('style: {}'.format(style_info))
log.misc.debug('history: {}'.format(history_info))


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