[webkit-dev] WebHistory problems (how to load Safari history objects)

uru lama urulama at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 00:45:30 PDT 2008

Thank you, for the info :D
So, I guess my next question is: is it possible to tell Safari to store
every page, not just URL but also the content, the user visits to a file (I
hoped that this would be an WebHistoryItem object)?


On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 11:25 PM, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:

> On 06/06/2008, at 01:15, uru lama wrote:
>  Hi, all.
>> I would like to load webhistory objects stored in the Safari history
>> directory (~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari/History). However, loading from
>> file using the NSURL and WebHistory loadFromURL method does not work since
>> WebHistory object is always empty and the method returns a NO value.
>> BOOL res = [whist loadFromURL:nsurl error:&histerror];
>> Can anyone help me how to load these webhistory objects?
> The files in ~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari/History are not WebHistory
> objects, though I can see why the file extension may have led you to believe
> they were.  These files are extra metadata that Safari keeps around for sake
> of Spotlight, and are not something that you should work with directly.
> - Mark
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