Re: [dev] [surf] [patch] Don't load favicon.ico

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2012 07:58:19 +0100


On Thu, 06 Dec 2012 07:58:19 +0100 "Peter A. Shevtsov" <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've noticed recently that WebKit tries to load favicon.ico even if there is no
> mention about it in HTML page's head section. Since surf doesn't show favicons I made
> the patch to prevent WebKit to download favicons.

I can’t apply this patch. It’s living on the assumption that favicons
will end in »favicon.ico«. Really blocking the favicon would require
to use the situation of webkit, where it really does that blind request
for the favicon.ico. Your solution will block every URI ending in


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Thu Dec 06 2012 - 07:58:19 CET

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