[webkit-dev] ExecState::thisObject()

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Jul 13 14:36:23 PDT 2009

On Jul 13, 2009, at 2:28 PM, Geoffrey Garen wrote:

>>> I discussed this a bit with Darin and Geoff, and we came to the  
>>> conclusion that the correct fix is to have each JS DOMObject store  
>>> a JSGlobalObject pointer and augment the toJS methods to pass a  
>>> global object instead of an ExecState (close to you #1).
>> You probably mean "in addition to" rather than "instead of".
> We talked about "instead of".
> We think the JSGlobalObject will render the ExecState irrelevant,  
> since the ExecState was only used to access the heap, which  
> JSGlobalObject can do, and to select a prototype, which this fix  
> will do.

Don't you need an ExecState to report exceptions, including the  
uncatchable out-of-memory exception? Or does that work differently now?

  - Maciej

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