[webkit-dev] On adding 'console.memory' API (and about the whole 'console' object.)

Sam Weinig sam.weinig at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 18:57:55 PDT 2010

I should note, I don't think this is possible for JS objects, it certainly
would not be possible for arbitrary WebCore/WebKit objects.  I noticed the
patch was re-landed, which surprises me since we are still discussing it,
why was this?


On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Timothy Hatcher <timothy at apple.com> wrote:

> Even if that wont prevent Sam's proposed information leak, I think this
> would be good to do. That way developers only see what they are affecting.
> Otherwise a developer might chase a red herring if they have Gmail  or
> something open in the background and keep seeing spikes of memory are not
> caused by their page.
> On Jun 2, 2010, at 2:45 PM, Mikhail Naganov wrote:
> > Used memory count can be restricted to include only objects reachable
> > from the caller execution context. In this case, an app could only see
> > the amount of memory consumed by itself, not by the whole engine.
> — Timothy Hatcher
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