Bug 1211838 - Add docs for Composite markers, r=jsantell
authorVictor Porof <vporof@mozilla.com>
Sat, 24 Oct 2015 17:10:06 +0200
changeset 304517 626ba108adf2612f7ba6e009602145db54199189
parent 304516 31953d67322e98dedadab3091a741fc21d28fa12
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Bug 1211838 - Add docs for Composite markers, r=jsantell
devtools/client/performance/docs/markers.md
--- a/devtools/client/performance/docs/markers.md
+++ b/devtools/client/performance/docs/markers.md
@@ -154,8 +154,19 @@ serializing/deserializing data off the m
 
 * ProfileTimelineWorkerOperationType operationType - the type of operation
   being done by the Worker or the main thread when dealing with workers.
   Can be one of the following enums defined in ProfileTimelineMarker.webidl
   * "serializeDataOffMainThread"
   * "serializeDataOnMainThread"
   * "deserializeDataOffMainThread"
   * "deserializeDataOnMainThread"
+
+## Composite
+
+Composite markers trace the actual time an inner composite operation
+took on the compositor thread. Currently, these markers are only especially
+interesting for Gecko platform developers, and thus disabled by default.
+
+## CompositeForwardTransaction
+
+Markers generated when the IPC request was made to the compositor from
+the child process's main thread.