Extension popup.html slow to open when service worker is inactive

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Description of the issue:
When opening an extension that’s using a service worker (Manifest V3) and that service worker is currently inactive, the menu takes a couple of seconds to open (noticeable).
It’s not a code related issue because I’ve tried commenting out everything in the menu javascript and it doesn’t help.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Clone the repo or install the extension in question:
  2. if cloned, load the extension unpacked.
  3. click the extesion icon (options menu will load), and click save without changing any option.
  4. click the extension icon and see that it loads quickly (because the service worker is still running)
  5. wait a few seconds for the service worker to become inactive.
  6. click the extension menu and see it’s slow to open.

Expected result:
Menu should open fast no matter what.

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Additional Information:
Cannot reproduce this issue on any other browser. Tried Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge.

Thanks for the report, investigating the issue @ilyatbn

Does the dev console (F12), show any errors or warnings during this time?

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