[webkit-dev] WebSocket crashes

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Mon Oct 4 23:26:03 PDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser at apple.com> wrote:
> On Oct 4, 2010, at 5:30 PM, Simon Fraser wrote:
>> 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?
>> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47136>
>> People with C++ and x86 assembly skills are encouraged to help out.
> The Xcode project was picking up qt/SocketStreamHandle.h in error.
> Fixed in http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/69057
> You may have to quit and restart Xcode to have it build with the correct header.

Many thanks for fixing this issue (and the followup #error).  :)


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