[webkit-dev] Invoking script from NPAPI plugin

Ohayon, Gil gochayon at lab126.com
Wed Mar 10 22:36:54 PST 2010

Thanks Darin.

Can you please give me a pointer in WebCore where to look for the bug, so I can start look into it myself.


On 3/10/10 3:23 PM, "Darin Adler" <darin at apple.com> wrote:

On Mar 10, 2010, at 12:57 PM, Ohayon, Gil wrote:

> I have a NPAPI plugin which I wish to use to push updates into a web page. The plugin get's updates from a remote process and generate JS code which is passed back to the web page using NPN_Invoke or NPN_Evaluate. My problem is that page is not updated unless I initiate it using a button or some key stroke.
> Is there anything inside JavaScriptCore that prevents such script execution?

This kind of query belongs on the webkit-help list rather than webkit-dev.

This sounds like a bug, probably one related to how style recalculation and render tree updating is done. A bug report with an example is a good way to go.

    -- Darin

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