[webkit-dev] Reducing samples

Adele Peterson adele at apple.com
Tue Jun 7 22:48:05 PDT 2005

Another good technique is to save the source of the page, and stick a  
base tag in the head to help you narrow it down.

<base href "http://www.blah.com">

Some other good tips can be found at http://webkit.opendarwin.org/ 


On Jun 7, 2005, at 9:58 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> On Jun 7, 2005, at 6:39 PM, Steven Riggins wrote:
>> hi folks :)
>> I built today's webkit and was taking it for a spin.  I have one  
>> site (a dating site) in which I get replicable crashes in an  
>> unknown thread.
>> I saved an archive of the page, converted it to xml, but it is  
>> still unreadable as far as reducing goes.
>> Any tips on the best way to reduce a third-party's page?
> One good way to get source to use as starting point on a bug  
> reduction is to use the Firefox "save as complete HTML" feature.
> Another option is to save off just the HTML file, and then use the  
> Safari Activity window to find out and get at the other resources  
> of the page, but this requires more manual steps.
> Regards,
> Maciej
> PS Have you filed this bug in bugzilla yet? With a crashing bug,  
> it's often possible to figure it out just by looking at the  
> backtrace and reproducing the crash in the debugger, without the  
> need for a reduction.
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