[webkit-dev] WebSocket crashes

Simon Fraser simon.fraser at apple.com
Mon Oct 4 17:30:29 PDT 2010

On Oct 4, 2010, at 2:33 PM, Adam Barth wrote:

> As you might have noticed, the WebSocket tests are crashing on Leopard
> and Snow Leopard.  I thought for a while that this might be related to
> my recent move of the WebSocket tests, but looks unrelated.  The
> crashes started with a patch that flipped off the SVN executable bit
> for a bunch of files, which also seems unrelated (reverting that
> change locally also don't seem to make a difference).
> Here's a reduced test case:
> <script>
> var ws = new WebSocket('ws://localhost:1111/');
> </script>
> Just open a local HTML file containing that code and you'll crash
> WebKit on Snow Leopard (and presumably Leopard as well).  The crash
> looks like some kind of heap corruption.  At this point, I'd like to
> hand this off to someone who's more familiar with the WebSockets code.
> Any volunteers?


People with C++ and x86 assembly skills are encouraged to help out.


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