[webkit-dev] Debugging JavaScript Core Apps that are not Safari

Timothy Hatcher timothy at hatcher.name
Fri Nov 21 09:15:45 PST 2008

The debugging functionally is part of WebKit, not Safari. So you can  
use the JavaScript debugger that is part of the Web Inspector in any  
WebKit client application. But this does not include JavaScriptCore  
client applications. I am surprised to hear that Drosera worked, since  
it was similarly tied to WebKit.

Please file a bug requesting this functionality.

On Nov 21, 2008, at 7:06 AM, Scott Thompson wrote:

> It's been a while since I've looked at JavaScript Core and obviously  
> a lot of changes have gone on.  In my previous examination, I was  
> using Drosera to debug an application which used JavaScript Core as  
> an internal scripting engine.  It would appear that all the  
> JavaScript debugging facilities have been moved inside of Safari.   
> Is it still possible to debug JavaScript code running through  
> JavaScript Core in an application other than Safari?

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