[webkit-dev] Debugging in Xcode using a custom executable

Mitz Pettel opendarwin.org at mitzpettel.com
Sun Jun 19 21:57:30 PDT 2005

On Jun 20, 2005, at 7:49 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> On Jun 16, 2005, at 2:44 PM, Mitz Pettel wrote:
>> Is there a way to debug WebKit using a custom executable in Xcode?
>> I opened a new project, created a custom executable with / 
>> Applications/Safari.app as the executable path and with the  
>> environment variable DYLD_FRAMEWORK_PATH set to the build  
>> destination of WebKit.
>> Source-level debugging seems to work only for the objective-C  
>> parts, though. The C++ parts show as "??" in the call stack and of  
>> course I don't get their source code.
>> Any suggestions?
> Maybe this is too obvious, but... did you do a Development or  
> Deployment build of WebKit?

I did a Development build. The problem turned out to be Xcode's (too-) 
lazy symbol loading and I solved it by choosing Debug > Tools >  
Shared Libraries and changing the Starting Level for WebKit and  
WebCore to All.

-- Mitz Pettel

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