New Netsurf - improved Javascript stability

Chris Newman cvjazz at
Tue Sep 29 14:55:10 BST 2015

In article <fae9b50a55.jim at>,
   Jim Nagel <netsurf at> wrote:
> Dave Higton  wrote on 21 Sep:

> > I downloaded the latest CI build of NS yesterday.  There hasn't been
> > one for quite a while.  I noticed that it doesn't crash when opening a
> > sport page of the BBC News website, for example.  This is a big
> > improvement.
> > I think we're seeing evidence of big changes within Netsurf.

> Anybody concur?

> I'm on #2935 (Aug 25) and have been suffering a great many sites that 
> time out with no display at all.  Sometimes hourglassing goes on 
> forever and there's nothing for it but Alt-Break to kill Netsurf.  
> Some of these cases will succeed if I relaunch Netsurf, switch off 
> Javascript from its iconbar menu, and only then reload the site.

Same here with #2964


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