Restore session broken by apparent memory leak

Description of the issue:
When Brave crashes due to a shortage of memory, that session cannot be restored, resulting in lost tabs, etc.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Set Brave to restore previous browser session
  2. Open multiple “resource heavy” webpages (e.g. high resolution images, videos, maps and/or browser games)
  3. Max out RAM (repeat step 2 and/or run other applications until Brave crashes)
  4. Relaunch Brave
  5. Select “Restore tabs”

Expected result:
Restoring the crashed session (perhaps not all the cached files, but at least a list of the URLs which were open).

Brave Version:
Version 1.13.82, Chromium: 85.0.4183.83 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:
‘Recently closed’ and Ctrl+Shift+T also come up empty.

And it happened again. This is starting to be an inordinate nuisance.

It is not an ideal solution, but lost sessions can often be manually restored from ~/AppData/Local/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser/User Data/Default/Sessions

Simply delete the latest version of the files found there, the penultimate version should be larger and contain the lost session.

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