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// Copyright (c) 2012 The Chromium Authors. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
// found in the LICENSE file.
#include "content/public/common/content_switches.h"
#include "base/command_line.h"
namespace switches {
// The number of MSAA samples for canvas2D. Requires MSAA support by GPU to
// have an effect. 0 disables MSAA.
const char kAcceleratedCanvas2dMSAASampleCount[] = "canvas-msaa-sample-count";
// By default, file:// URIs cannot read other file:// URIs. This is an
// override for developers who need the old behavior for testing.
const char kAllowFileAccessFromFiles[] = "allow-file-access-from-files";
// Allows frames with an https origin to use WebSockets with an insecure URL
// (ws://).
const char kAllowInsecureWebSocketFromHttpsOrigin[] =
// Allows loopback interface to be added in network list for peer connection.
const char kAllowLoopbackInPeerConnection[] =
// Enables the sandboxed processes to run without a job object assigned to them.
// This flag is required to allow Chrome to run in RemoteApps or Citrix. This
// flag can reduce the security of the sandboxed processes and allow them to do
// certain API calls like shut down Windows or access the clipboard. Also we
// lose the chance to kill some processes until the outer job that owns them
// finishes.
const char kAllowNoSandboxJob[] = "allow-no-sandbox-job";
// Allows debugging of sandboxed processes (see
const char kAllowSandboxDebugging[] = "allow-sandbox-debugging";
// The same as kAuditHandles except all handles are enumerated.
const char kAuditAllHandles[] = "enable-handle-auditing-all";
// Enumerates and prints a child process' most dangerous handles when it
// is terminated.
const char kAuditHandles[] = "enable-handle-auditing";
// Choose which logging channels in blink platform to activate. See
// Logging.cpp in blink's Source/platform for a list of available channels.
const char kBlinkPlatformLogChannels[] = "blink-platform-log-channels";
// Block cross-site documents (i.e., HTML/XML/JSON) from being loaded in
// subresources when a document is not supposed to read them. This will later
// allow us to block them from the entire renderer process when site isolation
// is enabled.
const char kBlockCrossSiteDocuments[] = "block-cross-site-documents";
// Causes the browser process to throw an assertion on startup.
const char kBrowserAssertTest[] = "assert-test";
// Causes the browser process to crash on startup.
const char kBrowserCrashTest[] = "crash-test";
// Path to the exe to run for the renderer and plugin subprocesses.
const char kBrowserSubprocessPath[] = "browser-subprocess-path";
// Dumps extra logging about plugin loading to the log file.
const char kDebugPluginLoading[] = "debug-plugin-loading";
// Sets the tile size used by composited layers.
const char kDefaultTileWidth[] = "default-tile-width";
const char kDefaultTileHeight[] = "default-tile-height";
// Disable antialiasing on 2d canvas.
const char kDisable2dCanvasAntialiasing[] = "disable-canvas-aa";
// Disables client-visible 3D APIs, in particular WebGL and Pepper 3D.
// This is controlled by policy and is kept separate from the other
// enable/disable switches to avoid accidentally regressing the policy
// support for controlling access to these APIs.
const char kDisable3DAPIs[] = "disable-3d-apis";
// Disable gpu-accelerated 2d canvas.
const char kDisableAccelerated2dCanvas[] = "disable-accelerated-2d-canvas";
// Disables layer squashing.
const char kDisableLayerSquashing[] =
// Disables hardware acceleration of video decode, where available.
const char kDisableAcceleratedVideoDecode[] =
// Disable the ApplicationCache.
const char kDisableApplicationCache[] = "disable-application-cache";
// Disable limits on the number of backing stores. Can prevent blinking for
// users with many windows/tabs and lots of memory.
const char kDisableBackingStoreLimit[] = "disable-backing-store-limit";
// Disable the Blink Scheduler. Ensures there's no reordering of blink tasks.
// This switch is intended only for performance tests.
const char kDisableBlinkScheduler[] = "disable-blink-scheduler";
// Disable the creation of compositing layers when it would prevent LCD text.
const char kDisablePreferCompositingToLCDText[] =
// See comment for kEnableCompositingForTransition.
const char kDisableCompositingForTransition[] =
// Disables HTML5 DB support.
const char kDisableDatabases[] = "disable-databases";
// Disables delegated renderer.
const char kDisableDelegatedRenderer[] = "disable-delegated-renderer";
// Handles URL requests by NPAPI plugins through the renderer.
const char kDisableDirectNPAPIRequests[] = "disable-direct-npapi-requests";
// Disable the per-domain blocking for 3D APIs after GPU reset.
// This switch is intended only for tests.
extern const char kDisableDomainBlockingFor3DAPIs[] =
// Disable experimental WebGL support.
const char kDisableExperimentalWebGL[] = "disable-webgl";
// Disable FileSystem API.
const char kDisableFileSystem[] = "disable-file-system";
// Disable 3D inside of flapper.
const char kDisableFlash3d[] = "disable-flash-3d";
// Disable Stage3D inside of flapper.
const char kDisableFlashStage3d[] = "disable-flash-stage3d";
// Disables GPU hardware acceleration. If software renderer is not in place,
// then the GPU process won't launch.
const char kDisableGpu[] = "disable-gpu";
// Prevent the compositor from using its GPU implementation.
const char kDisableGpuCompositing[] = "disable-gpu-compositing";
// Disable the limit on the number of times the GPU process may be restarted
// This switch is intended only for tests.
extern const char kDisableGpuProcessCrashLimit[] =
// Disable GPU rasterization, i.e. rasterize on the CPU only.
// Overrides the kEnableGpuRasterization and kForceGpuRasterization flags.
const char kDisableGpuRasterization[] = "disable-gpu-rasterization";
// When using CPU rasterizing disable low resolution tiling. This uses
// less power, particularly during animations, but more white may be seen
// during fast scrolling especially on slower devices.
const char kDisableLowResTiling[] = "disable-low-res-tiling";
// Disable the GPU process sandbox.
const char kDisableGpuSandbox[] = "disable-gpu-sandbox";
// Disable the thread that crashes the GPU process if it stops responding to
// messages.
const char kDisableGpuWatchdog[] = "disable-gpu-watchdog";
// Suppresses hang monitor dialogs in renderer processes. This may allow slow
// unload handlers on a page to prevent the tab from closing, but the Task
// Manager can be used to terminate the offending process in this case.
const char kDisableHangMonitor[] = "disable-hang-monitor";
// Disable the RenderThread's HistogramCustomizer.
const char kDisableHistogramCustomizer[] = "disable-histogram-customizer";
// Paint content on the main thread instead of the compositor thread.
// Overrides the kEnableImplSidePainting flag.
const char kDisableImplSidePainting[] = "disable-impl-side-painting";
// Prevent Java from running.
const char kDisableJava[] = "disable-java";
// Don't execute JavaScript (browser JS like the new tab page still runs).
const char kDisableJavaScript[] = "disable-javascript";
// Don't kill a child process when it sends a bad IPC message. Apart
// from testing, it is a bad idea from a security perspective to enable
// this switch.
const char kDisableKillAfterBadIPC[] = "disable-kill-after-bad-ipc";
// Disables prefixed Encrypted Media API (e.g. webkitGenerateKeyRequest()).
const char kDisablePrefixedEncryptedMedia[] =
// Disables LCD text.
const char kDisableLCDText[] = "disable-lcd-text";
// Disables distance field text.
const char kDisableDistanceFieldText[] = "disable-distance-field-text";
// Disable LocalStorage.
const char kDisableLocalStorage[] = "disable-local-storage";
// Force logging to be disabled. Logging is enabled by default in debug
// builds.
const char kDisableLogging[] = "disable-logging";
// Disables Media Source API (i.e., the MediaSource object).
const char kDisableMediaSource[] = "disable-media-source";
// Disable Pepper3D.
const char kDisablePepper3d[] = "disable-pepper-3d";
// Disables compositor-accelerated touch-screen pinch gestures.
const char kDisablePinch[] = "disable-pinch";
// Prevent plugins from running.
const char kDisablePlugins[] = "disable-plugins";
// Disable discovering third-party plug-ins. Effectively loading only
// ones shipped with the browser plus third-party ones as specified by
// --extra-plugin-dir and --load-plugin switches.
const char kDisablePluginsDiscovery[] = "disable-plugins-discovery";
// Disables remote web font support. SVG font should always work whether this
// option is specified or not.
const char kDisableRemoteFonts[] = "disable-remote-fonts";
// Turns off the accessibility in the renderer.
const char kDisableRendererAccessibility[] = "disable-renderer-accessibility";
// Disable the seccomp filter sandbox (seccomp-bpf) (Linux only).
const char kDisableSeccompFilterSandbox[] = "disable-seccomp-filter-sandbox";
// Disable session storage.
const char kDisableSessionStorage[] = "disable-session-storage";
// Disable the setuid sandbox (Linux only).
const char kDisableSetuidSandbox[] = "disable-setuid-sandbox";
// Disable shared workers.
const char kDisableSharedWorkers[] = "disable-shared-workers";
// For tests, disable single thread scheduler and only manually composite.
const char kDisableSingleThreadProxyScheduler[] =
// Disable smooth scrolling for testing.
const char kDisableSmoothScrolling[] = "disable-smooth-scrolling";
// Disables the use of a 3D software rasterizer.
const char kDisableSoftwareRasterizer[] = "disable-software-rasterizer";
// Disable multithreaded GPU compositing of web content.
const char kDisableThreadedCompositing[] = "disable-threaded-compositing";
// Disable multithreaded, compositor scrolling of web content.
const char kDisableThreadedScrolling[] = "disable-threaded-scrolling";
// Disable V8 idle notification after commit.
// Overrides kEnableV8IdleNotificationAfterCommit.
const char kDisableV8IdleNotificationAfterCommit[] =
// Don't enforce the same-origin policy. (Used by people testing their sites.)
const char kDisableWebSecurity[] = "disable-web-security";
// Disables support for XSLT.
const char kDisableXSLT[] = "disable-xslt";
// Disables Blink's XSSAuditor. The XSSAuditor mitigates reflective XSS.
const char kDisableXSSAuditor[] = "disable-xss-auditor";
// Disable rasterizer that writes directly to GPU memory associated with tiles.
// Overrides the kEnableZeroCopy flag.
const char kDisableZeroCopy[] = "disable-zero-copy";
// Specifies if the |DOMAutomationController| needs to be bound in the
// renderer. This binding happens on per-frame basis and hence can potentially
// be a performance bottleneck. One should only enable it when automating dom
// based tests.
const char kDomAutomationController[] = "dom-automation";
// Enable partially decoding jpeg images using the GPU.
// At least YUV decoding will be accelerated when using this flag.
// Has no effect unless GPU rasterization is enabled.
const char kEnableAcceleratedJpegDecoding[] =
// Enable bleeding-edge code to make Chrome draw content faster. The changes
// behind this path are very likely to break lots of content.
// ** DO NOT use this flag unless you know what you are doing. **
const char kEnableBleedingEdgeRenderingFastPaths[] =
// Disable deferred image filters.
const char kDisableDeferredFilters[] = "disable-deferred-filters";
// Enables LCD text.
const char kEnableLCDText[] = "enable-lcd-text";
// Enables using signed distance fields when rendering text.
// Only valid if GPU rasterization is enabled as well.
const char kEnableDistanceFieldText[] = "enable-distance-field-text";
// Enables experimental feature that maps multiple RenderLayers to
// one composited layer to avoid pathological layer counts.
const char kEnableLayerSquashing[] =
// Enable experimental container node culling.
const char kEnableContainerCulling[] = "enable-container-culling";
// Enable the experimental Credential Manager JavaScript API.
const char kEnableCredentialManagerAPI[] = "enable-credential-manager-api";
// Use a BeginFrame signal from browser to renderer to schedule rendering.
const char kEnableBeginFrameScheduling[] = "enable-begin-frame-scheduling";
// Enable the creation of compositing layers when it would prevent LCD text.
const char kEnablePreferCompositingToLCDText[] =
// PlzNavigate: Use the experimental browser-side navigation path.
const char kEnableBrowserSideNavigation[] = "enable-browser-side-navigation";
// Enable/Disable the creation of compositing layers for RenderLayers with a
// transition on a property that supports accelerated animation (that is,
// opacity, -webkit-transform, and -webkit-filter), even when no animation is
// running. These options allow for three possible scenarios:
// 1. Default (enabled only if we dectect a highDPI display)
// 2. Enabled always.
// 3. Disabled always.
const char kEnableCompositingForTransition[] =
// Defer image decoding in WebKit until painting.
const char kEnableDeferredImageDecoding[] = "enable-deferred-image-decoding";
// Enables delegated renderer.
const char kEnableDelegatedRenderer[] = "enable-delegated-renderer";
// Enables display list based 2d canvas implementation.
const char kEnableDisplayList2dCanvas[] = "enable-display-list-2d-canvas";
const char kDisableDisplayList2dCanvas[] = "disable-display-list-2d-canvas";
// Enables restarting interrupted downloads.
const char kEnableDownloadResumption[] = "enable-download-resumption";
// Enables support for Encrypted Media Extensions (e.g. MediaKeys).
const char kEnableEncryptedMedia[] = "enable-encrypted-media";
// Enable experimental canvas features, e.g. canvas 2D context attributes
const char kEnableExperimentalCanvasFeatures[] =
// Enables Web Platform features that are in development.
const char kEnableExperimentalWebPlatformFeatures[] =
// By default, cookies are not allowed on file://. They are needed for testing,
// for example page cycler and layout tests. See bug 1157243.
const char kEnableFileCookies[] = "enable-file-cookies";
// Enables TRACE for GL calls in the renderer.
const char kEnableGpuClientTracing[] = "enable-gpu-client-tracing";
// Allow heuristics to determine when a layer tile should be drawn with the
// Skia GPU backend. Only valid with GPU accelerated compositing +
// impl-side painting.
const char kEnableGpuRasterization[] = "enable-gpu-rasterization";
// When using CPU rasterizing generate low resolution tiling. Low res
// tiles may be displayed during fast scrolls especially on slower devices.
const char kEnableLowResTiling[] = "enable-low-res-tiling";
// Paint content on the compositor thread instead of the main thread.
const char kEnableImplSidePainting[] = "enable-impl-side-painting";
// Force logging to be enabled. Logging is disabled by default in release
// builds.
const char kEnableLogging[] = "enable-logging";
// Enables the memory benchmarking extension
const char kEnableMemoryBenchmarking[] = "enable-memory-benchmarking";
// Enables the network information API.
const char kEnableNetworkInformation[] = "enable-network-information";
// Enable rasterizer that writes directly to GPU memory.
const char kEnableOneCopy[] = "enable-one-copy";
// Enables use of hardware overlay for fullscreen video playback. Android only.
const char kEnableOverlayFullscreenVideo[] = "enable-overlay-fullscreen-video";
// Forward overscroll event data from the renderer to the browser.
const char kEnableOverscrollNotifications[] = "enable-overscroll-notifications";
// Enables compositor-accelerated touch-screen pinch gestures.
const char kEnablePinch[] = "enable-pinch";
// Enables the plugin power saver feature.
const char kEnablePluginPowerSaver[] = "enable-plugin-power-saver";
// Make the values returned to window.performance.memory more granular and more
// up to date in shared worker. Without this flag, the memory information is
// still available, but it is bucketized and updated less frequently. This flag
// also applys to workers.
const char kEnablePreciseMemoryInfo[] = "enable-precise-memory-info";
// Set options to cache V8 data. (off, preparse data, or code)
const char kV8CacheOptions[] = "v8-cache-options";
// Enables the CSS multicol implementation that uses the regions implementation.
const char kEnableRegionBasedColumns[] =
// Replaces renderer-browser IPC channel with ChnanelMojo.
const char kEnableRendererMojoChannel[] =
// Cause the OS X sandbox write to syslog every time an access to a resource
// is denied by the sandbox.
const char kEnableSandboxLogging[] = "enable-sandbox-logging";
// Enables seccomp-bpf support for Android. Requires experimental kernel
// support. <>
const char kEnableSeccompFilterSandbox[] =
// Enables the Skia benchmarking extension
const char kEnableSkiaBenchmarking[] = "enable-skia-benchmarking";
// On platforms that support it, enables smooth scroll animation.
const char kEnableSmoothScrolling[] = "enable-smooth-scrolling";
// Enable spatial navigation
const char kEnableSpatialNavigation[] = "enable-spatial-navigation";
// Enables StatsTable, logging statistics to a global named shared memory table.
const char kEnableStatsTable[] = "enable-stats-table";
// Experimentally ensures that each renderer process:
// 1) Only handles rendering for pages from a single site, apart from iframes.
// (Note that a page can reference content from multiple origins due to images,
// JavaScript files, etc. Cross-site iframes are also loaded in-process.)
// 2) Only has authority to see or use cookies for the page's top-level origin.
// (So if iframes, the network request will be sent without
// cookies.)
// This is expected to break compatibility with many pages for now. Unlike the
// --site-per-process flag, this allows cross-site iframes, but it blocks all
// cookies on cross-site requests.
const char kEnableStrictSiteIsolation[] = "enable-strict-site-isolation";
// Enable support for sync events in ServiceWorkers.
const char kEnableServiceWorkerSync[] = "enable-service-worker-sync";
// Enable use of experimental TCP sockets API for sending data in the
// SYN packet.
const char kEnableTcpFastOpen[] = "enable-tcp-fastopen";
// Enable experimental text blob rendering.
const char kEnableTextBlobs[] = "enable-text-blobs";
// Enabled threaded compositing for layout tests.
const char kEnableThreadedCompositing[] = "enable-threaded-compositing";
// Enable tracing during the execution of browser tests.
const char kEnableTracing[] = "enable-tracing";
// The filename to write the output of the test tracing to.
const char kEnableTracingOutput[] = "enable-tracing-output";
// Enable screen capturing support for MediaStream API.
const char kEnableUserMediaScreenCapturing[] =
// Enables streaming scripts to V8 while loading.
const char kEnableV8ScriptStreaming[] = "enable-v8-script-streaming";
// Send a notification from RenderWidgetCompositor to V8 to do idle work
// (e.g. garbage collection) after the commit until the beginning of the next
// frame. This moves the work off the critical path where compositor is waiting
// for the main thread. The flag is experimental until the implementation of the
// V8 idle handler is completed.
const char kEnableV8IdleNotificationAfterCommit[] =
// Enables the use of the @viewport CSS rule, which allows
// pages to control aspects of their own layout. This also turns on touch-screen
// pinch gestures.
const char kEnableViewport[] = "enable-viewport";
// Enables the use of the legacy viewport meta tag. Turning this on also
// turns on the @viewport CSS rule
const char kEnableViewportMeta[] = "enable-viewport-meta";
// Resizes of the main frame are the caused by changing between landscape
// and portrait mode (i.e. Android) so the page should be rescaled to fit
const char kMainFrameResizesAreOrientationChanges[] =
// Enable the Vtune profiler support.
const char kEnableVtune[] = "enable-vtune-support";
// Enables WebGL extensions not yet approved by the community.
const char kEnableWebGLDraftExtensions[] = "enable-webgl-draft-extensions";
// Enables WebGL rendering into a scanout buffer for overlay support.
const char kEnableWebGLImageChromium[] = "enable-webgl-image-chromium";
// Enables Web MIDI API.
const char kEnableWebMIDI[] = "enable-web-midi";
// Enable rasterizer that writes directly to GPU memory associated with tiles.
const char kEnableZeroCopy[] = "enable-zero-copy";
// Load NPAPI plugins from the specified directory.
const char kExtraPluginDir[] = "extra-plugin-dir";
// Some field trials may be randomized in the browser, and the randomly selected
// outcome needs to be propagated to the renderer. For instance, this is used
// to modify histograms recorded in the renderer, or to get the renderer to
// also set of its state (initialize, or not initialize components) to match the
// experiment(s). The option is also useful for forcing field trials when
// testing changes locally. The argument is a list of name and value pairs,
// separated by slashes. See FieldTrialList::CreateTrialsFromString() in
// field_trial.h for details.
const char kForceFieldTrials[] = "force-fieldtrials";
// Always use the Skia GPU backend for drawing layer tiles. Only valid with GPU
// accelerated compositing + impl-side painting. Overrides the
// kEnableGpuRasterization flag.
const char kForceGpuRasterization[] = "force-gpu-rasterization";
// Force renderer accessibility to be on instead of enabling it on demand when
// a screen reader is detected. The disable-renderer-accessibility switch
// overrides this if present.
const char kForceRendererAccessibility[] = "force-renderer-accessibility";
// Passes gpu device_id from browser process to GPU process.
const char kGpuDeviceID[] = "gpu-device-id";
// Passes gpu driver_vendor from browser process to GPU process.
const char kGpuDriverVendor[] = "gpu-driver-vendor";
// Passes gpu driver_version from browser process to GPU process.
const char kGpuDriverVersion[] = "gpu-driver-version";
// Extra command line options for launching the GPU process (normally used
// for debugging). Use like renderer-cmd-prefix.
const char kGpuLauncher[] = "gpu-launcher";
// Makes this process a GPU sub-process.
const char kGpuProcess[] = "gpu-process";
// Allows shmat() system call in the GPU sandbox.
const char kGpuSandboxAllowSysVShm[] = "gpu-sandbox-allow-sysv-shm";
// Makes GPU sandbox failures fatal.
const char kGpuSandboxFailuresFatal[] = "gpu-sandbox-failures-fatal";
// Starts the GPU sandbox before creating a GL context.
const char kGpuSandboxStartEarly[] = "gpu-sandbox-start-early";
// Causes the GPU process to display a dialog on launch.
const char kGpuStartupDialog[] = "gpu-startup-dialog";
// Passes gpu vendor_id from browser process to GPU process.
const char kGpuVendorID[] = "gpu-vendor-id";
// These mappings only apply to the host resolver.
const char kHostResolverRules[] = "host-resolver-rules";
// Ignores certificate-related errors.
const char kIgnoreCertificateErrors[] = "ignore-certificate-errors";
// Ignores GPU blacklist.
const char kIgnoreGpuBlacklist[] = "ignore-gpu-blacklist";
// Run the GPU process as a thread in the browser process.
const char kInProcessGPU[] = "in-process-gpu";
// Overrides the timeout, in seconds, that a child process waits for a
// connection from the browser before killing itself.
const char kIPCConnectionTimeout[] = "ipc-connection-timeout";
// Specifies the flags passed to JS engine
const char kJavaScriptFlags[] = "js-flags";
// Load an NPAPI plugin from the specified path.
const char kLoadPlugin[] = "load-plugin";
// Logs GPU control list decisions when enforcing blacklist rules.
const char kLogGpuControlListDecisions[] = "log-gpu-control-list-decisions";
// Sets the minimum log level. Valid values are from 0 to 3:
// INFO = 0, WARNING = 1, LOG_ERROR = 2, LOG_FATAL = 3.
const char kLoggingLevel[] = "log-level";
// Enables saving net log events to a file and sets the file name to use.
const char kLogNetLog[] = "log-net-log";
// Make plugin processes log their sent and received messages to VLOG(1).
const char kLogPluginMessages[] = "log-plugin-messages";
// Sets the width and height above which a composited layer will get tiled.
const char kMaxUntiledLayerHeight[] = "max-untiled-layer-height";
const char kMaxUntiledLayerWidth[] = "max-untiled-layer-width";
// Sample memory usage with high frequency and store the results to the
// Renderer.Memory histogram. Used in memory tests.
const char kMemoryMetrics[] = "memory-metrics";
// Mutes audio sent to the audio device so it is not audible during
// automated testing.
const char kMuteAudio[] = "mute-audio";
// Don't send HTTP-Referer headers.
const char kNoReferrers[] = "no-referrers";
// Disables the sandbox for all process types that are normally sandboxed.
const char kNoSandbox[] = "no-sandbox";
// Number of worker threads used to rasterize content.
const char kNumRasterThreads[] = "num-raster-threads";
// Controls the behavior of history navigation in response to horizontal
// overscroll.
// Set the value to '0' to disable.
// Set the value to '1' to enable the behavior where pages slide in and out in
// response to the horizontal overscroll gesture and a screenshot of the target
// page is shown.
// Set the value to '2' to enable the simplified overscroll UI where a
// navigation arrow slides in from the side of the screen in response to the
// horizontal overscroll gesture.
// Defaults to '1'.
const char kOverscrollHistoryNavigation[] =
// Specifies a command that should be used to launch the plugin process. Useful
// for running the plugin process through purify or quantify. Ex:
// --plugin-launcher="path\to\purify /Run=yes"
const char kPluginLauncher[] = "plugin-launcher";
// Tells the plugin process the path of the plugin to load
const char kPluginPath[] = "plugin-path";
// Causes the process to run as a plugin subprocess.
const char kPluginProcess[] = "plugin";
// Causes the plugin process to display a dialog on launch.
const char kPluginStartupDialog[] = "plugin-startup-dialog";
// Argument to the process type that indicates a PPAPI broker process type.
const char kPpapiBrokerProcess[] = "ppapi-broker";
// "Command-line" arguments for the PPAPI Flash; used for debugging options.
const char kPpapiFlashArgs[] = "ppapi-flash-args";
// Runs PPAPI (Pepper) plugins in-process.
const char kPpapiInProcess[] = "ppapi-in-process";
// Like kPluginLauncher for PPAPI plugins.
const char kPpapiPluginLauncher[] = "ppapi-plugin-launcher";
// Argument to the process type that indicates a PPAPI plugin process type.
const char kPpapiPluginProcess[] = "ppapi";
// Causes the PPAPI sub process to display a dialog on launch. Be sure to use
// --no-sandbox as well or the sandbox won't allow the dialog to display.
const char kPpapiStartupDialog[] = "ppapi-startup-dialog";
// Runs a single process for each site (i.e., group of pages from the same
// registered domain) the user visits. We default to using a renderer process
// for each site instance (i.e., group of pages from the same registered
// domain with script connections to each other).
const char kProcessPerSite[] = "process-per-site";
// Runs each set of script-connected tabs (i.e., a BrowsingInstance) in its own
// renderer process. We default to using a renderer process for each
// site instance (i.e., group of pages from the same registered domain with
// script connections to each other).
const char kProcessPerTab[] = "process-per-tab";
// The value of this switch determines whether the process is started as a
// renderer or plugin host. If it's empty, it's the browser.
const char kProcessType[] = "type";
// Enables more web features over insecure connections. Designed to be used
// for testing purposes only.
const char kReduceSecurityForTesting[] = "reduce-security-for-testing";
// Register Pepper plugins (see for its format).
const char kRegisterPepperPlugins[] = "register-pepper-plugins";
// Enables remote debug over HTTP on the specified port.
const char kRemoteDebuggingPort[] = "remote-debugging-port";
// Causes the renderer process to throw an assertion on launch.
const char kRendererAssertTest[] = "renderer-assert-test";
// On POSIX only: the contents of this flag are prepended to the renderer
// command line. Useful values might be "valgrind" or "xterm -e gdb --args".
const char kRendererCmdPrefix[] = "renderer-cmd-prefix";
// Causes the process to run as renderer instead of as browser.
const char kRendererProcess[] = "renderer";
// Overrides the default/calculated limit to the number of renderer processes.
// Very high values for this setting can lead to high memory/resource usage
// or instability.
const char kRendererProcessLimit[] = "renderer-process-limit";
// Causes the renderer process to display a dialog on launch.
const char kRendererStartupDialog[] = "renderer-startup-dialog";
// Causes the process to run as a sandbox IPC subprocess.
const char kSandboxIPCProcess[] = "sandbox-ipc";
// Enables or disables scroll end effect in response to vertical overscroll.
// Set the value to '1' to enable the feature, and set to '0' to disable.
// Defaults to disabled.
const char kScrollEndEffect[] = "scroll-end-effect";
// Visibly render a border around paint rects in the web page to help debug
// and study painting behavior.
const char kShowPaintRects[] = "show-paint-rects";
// Runs the renderer and plugins in the same process as the browser
const char kSingleProcess[] = "single-process";
// Experimentally enforces a one-site-per-process security policy.
// All cross-site navigations force process swaps, and we can restrict a
// renderer process's access rights based on its site. For details, see:
// Unlike --enable-strict-site-isolation (which allows cross-site iframes),
// this flag does not affect which cookies are attached to cross-site requests.
// Support is being added to render cross-site iframes in a different process
// than their parent pages.
const char kSitePerProcess[] = "site-per-process";
// Skip gpu info collection, blacklist loading, and blacklist auto-update
// scheduling at browser startup time.
// Therefore, all GPU features are available, and about:gpu page shows empty
// content. The switch is intended only for layout tests.
// TODO(gab): Get rid of this switch entirely.
const char kSkipGpuDataLoading[] = "skip-gpu-data-loading";
// Specifies if the browser should start in fullscreen mode, like if the user
// had pressed F11 right after startup.
const char kStartFullscreen[] = "start-fullscreen";
// Specifies if the |StatsCollectionController| needs to be bound in the
// renderer. This binding happens on per-frame basis and hence can potentially
// be a performance bottleneck. One should only enable it when running a test
// that needs to access the provided statistics.
const char kStatsCollectionController[] =
// Upscale defaults to "good".
const char kTabCaptureDownscaleQuality[] = "tab-capture-downscale-quality";
// Scaling quality for capturing tab. Should be one of "fast", "good" or "best".
// One flag for upscaling, one for downscaling.
// Upscale defaults to "best".
const char kTabCaptureUpscaleQuality[] = "tab-capture-upscale-quality";
// Allows for forcing socket connections to http/https to use fixed ports.
const char kTestingFixedHttpPort[] = "testing-fixed-http-port";
const char kTestingFixedHttpsPort[] = "testing-fixed-https-port";
// Type of the current test harness ("browser" or "ui").
const char kTestType[] = "test-type";
const char kTouchScrollingMode[] = "touch-scrolling-mode";
const char kTouchScrollingModeAsyncTouchmove[] = "async-touchmove";
const char kTouchScrollingModeSyncTouchmove[] = "sync-touchmove";
const char kTouchScrollingModeTouchcancel[] = "touchcancel";
// Causes TRACE_EVENT flags to be recorded beginning with shutdown. Optionally,
// can specify the specific trace categories to include (e.g.
// --trace-shutdown=base,net) otherwise, all events are recorded.
// --trace-shutdown-file can be used to control where the trace log gets stored
// to since there is otherwise no way to access the result.
const char kTraceShutdown[] = "trace-shutdown";
// If supplied, sets the file which shutdown tracing will be stored into, if
// omitted the default will be used "chrometrace.log" in the current directory.
// Has no effect unless --trace-shutdown is also supplied.
// Example: --trace-shutdown --trace-shutdown-file=/tmp/trace_event.log
const char kTraceShutdownFile[] = "trace-shutdown-file";
// Causes TRACE_EVENT flags to be recorded from startup. Optionally, can
// specify the specific trace categories to include (e.g.
// --trace-startup=base,net) otherwise, all events are recorded. Setting this
// flag results in the first call to BeginTracing() to receive all trace events
// since startup. In Chrome, you may find --trace-startup-file and
// --trace-startup-duration to control the auto-saving of the trace (not
// supported in the base-only TraceLog component).
const char kTraceStartup[] = "trace-startup";
// Sets the time in seconds until startup tracing ends. If omitted a default of
// 5 seconds is used. Has no effect without --trace-startup, or if
// --startup-trace-file=none was supplied.
const char kTraceStartupDuration[] = "trace-startup-duration";
// If supplied, sets the file which startup tracing will be stored into, if
// omitted the default will be used "chrometrace.log" in the current directory.
// Has no effect unless --trace-startup is also supplied.
// Example: --trace-startup --trace-startup-file=/tmp/trace_event.log
// As a special case, can be set to 'none' - this disables automatically saving
// the result to a file and the first manually recorded trace will then receive
// all events since startup.
const char kTraceStartupFile[] = "trace-startup-file";
// Sets the target URL for uploading tracing data.
const char kTraceUploadURL[] = "trace-upload-url";
// Prioritizes the UI's command stream in the GPU process
extern const char kUIPrioritizeInGpuProcess[] =
// Overrides the preferred discardable memory implementation.
const char kUseDiscardableMemory[] = "use-discardable-memory";
// Bypass the media stream infobar by selecting the default device for media
// streams (e.g. WebRTC). Works with --use-fake-device-for-media-stream.
const char kUseFakeUIForMediaStream[] = "use-fake-ui-for-media-stream";
// Set when Chromium should use a mobile user agent.
const char kUseMobileUserAgent[] = "use-mobile-user-agent";
// Use the new surfaces system to handle compositor delegation.
const char kUseSurfaces[] = "use-surfaces";
// On POSIX only: the contents of this flag are prepended to the utility
// process command line. Useful values might be "valgrind" or "xterm -e gdb
// --args".
const char kUtilityCmdPrefix[] = "utility-cmd-prefix";
// Causes the process to run as a utility subprocess.
const char kUtilityProcess[] = "utility";
// The utility process is sandboxed, with access to one directory. This flag
// specifies the directory that can be accessed.
const char kUtilityProcessAllowedDir[] = "utility-allowed-dir";
// Allows MDns to access network in sandboxed process.
const char kUtilityProcessEnableMDns[] = "utility-enable-mdns";
const char kUtilityProcessRunningElevated[] = "utility-run-elevated";
// In debug builds, asserts that the stream of input events is valid.
const char kValidateInputEventStream[] = "validate-input-event-stream";
// Will add kWaitForDebugger to every child processes. If a value is passed, it
// will be used as a filter to determine if the child process should have the
// kWaitForDebugger flag passed on or not.
const char kWaitForDebuggerChildren[] = "wait-for-debugger-children";
// The prefix used when starting the zygote process. (i.e. 'gdb --args')
const char kZygoteCmdPrefix[] = "zygote-cmd-prefix";
// Causes the process to run as a renderer zygote.
const char kZygoteProcess[] = "zygote";
#if defined(ENABLE_WEBRTC)
// Disables audio processing in a MediaStreamTrack. When this flag is on, AEC,
// NS and AGC will be done in PeerConnection instead of MediaStreamTrack.
const char kDisableAudioTrackProcessing[] = "disable-audio-track-processing";
// Disables HW decode acceleration for WebRTC.
const char kDisableWebRtcHWDecoding[] = "disable-webrtc-hw-decoding";
// Disables encryption of RTP Media for WebRTC. When Chrome embeds Content, it
// ignores this switch on its stable and beta channels.
const char kDisableWebRtcEncryption[] = "disable-webrtc-encryption";
// Disables HW encode acceleration for WebRTC.
const char kDisableWebRtcHWEncoding[] = "disable-webrtc-hw-encoding";
// Enables VP8 HW encode acceleration for WebRTC.
const char kEnableWebRtcHWVp8Encoding[] = "enable-webrtc-hw-vp8-encoding";
// Enables H264 HW encode acceleration for WebRTC.
const char kEnableWebRtcHWH264Encoding[] = "enable-webrtc-hw-h264-encoding";
#if defined(OS_ANDROID)
// Disable user gesture requirement for media playback.
const char kDisableGestureRequirementForMediaPlayback[] =
// Disable the click delay by sending click events during double tap.
const char kDisableClickDelay[] = "disable-click-delay";
// Disable overscroll edge effects like those found in Android views.
const char kDisableOverscrollEdgeEffect[] = "disable-overscroll-edge-effect";
// WebRTC is enabled by default on Android.
const char kDisableWebRTC[] = "disable-webrtc";
// Enable the PowerSaveBlocker in ContentVideoView. Android only.
const char kEnableContentVideoViewPowerSaveBlocker[] =
// Enable the recognition part of the Web Speech API.
const char kEnableSpeechRecognition[] = "enable-speech-recognition";
// Always use the video overlay for the embedded video.
// This switch is intended only for tests.
const char kForceUseOverlayEmbeddedVideo[] = "force-use-overlay-embedded-video";
// The telephony region (ISO country code) to use in phone number detection.
const char kNetworkCountryIso[] = "network-country-iso";
// Enables remote debug over HTTP on the specified socket name.
const char kRemoteDebuggingSocketName[] = "remote-debugging-socket-name";
// Block ChildProcessMain thread of the renderer's ChildProcessService until a
// Java debugger is attached.
const char kRendererWaitForJavaDebugger[] = "renderer-wait-for-java-debugger";
// Disable web audio API.
const char kDisableWebAudio[] = "disable-webaudio";
#if defined(OS_CHROMEOS)
// Disables panel fitting (used for mirror mode).
const char kDisablePanelFitting[] = "disable-panel-fitting";
// Enables VA-API accelerated video encode.
const char kDisableVaapiAcceleratedVideoEncode[] =
#if defined(OS_LINUX) && !defined(OS_CHROMEOS)
// Allows sending text-to-speech requests to speech-dispatcher, a common
// Linux speech service. Because it's buggy, the user must explicitly
// enable it so that visiting a random webpage can't cause instability.
const char kEnableSpeechDispatcher[] = "enable-speech-dispatcher";
#if defined(OS_MACOSX) && !defined(OS_IOS)
// Disables support for Core Animation plugins. This is triggered when
// accelerated compositing is disabled. See .
const char kDisableCoreAnimationPlugins[] =
#if defined(OS_WIN)
// Device scale factor passed to certain processes like renderers, etc.
const char kDeviceScaleFactor[] = "device-scale-factor";
// Disables the DirectWrite font rendering system on windows.
const char kDisableDirectWrite[] = "disable-direct-write";
// Disable the Legacy Window which corresponds to the size of the WebContents.
const char kDisableLegacyIntermediateWindow[] = "disable-legacy-window";
// Enable the Win32K process mitigation policy for renderer processes which
// prevents them from invoking user32 and gdi32 system calls which enter
// the kernel. This is only supported on Windows 8 and beyond.
const char kEnableWin32kRendererLockDown[]
= "enable_win32k_renderer_lockdown";
// Don't dump stuff here, follow the same order as the header.
} // namespace switches