QWebEngineView taking up all the RAM without sight of cleaning it
Hello Qt community,
since last wednesday i am having some problems with QWebEngineView. I went from QWebView to EngineView because it is said to be better and more customisable etc. (dont wanna start an argument here about these two)
simply dinamicaly allocated QWebEngineView is shown using .show() and a webpage is loaded with .load(QUrl("http://google.com))
when it loads it takes around 120MB of RAM is a lot, but i could live with that if it was the end of it.
Then after the page is loaded i click feel lucky(on google search) just to try and see if browsing works nicely. After it loads and i am just
browsing the page, without clicking ANYTHING the RAM starts to skyrocket to 1.5GB climbing until it stops when my RAM is totally full.
Then i tried and created a new project, with nothing else only QWebEngineView and loading google and doing the same thing. Same problem still occurs.
Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Qt vesion 5.5 for Windows 64-bit(VS 2013, 650mb)
Kit QT 5.5.0 MSVC2013 64bit
Compiler: Microsoft Visual c++ Compiler 12.0
Windows SDK 8.1 debuggers
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