[webkit-dev] Debugging With Xcode
rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Apr 23 19:30:21 PDT 2012
Has anyone successfully setup DRT as a debug target (a.k.a. Scheme) on
XCode 4 (so that we don't have to manually attach dbg)?
On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 7:07 PM, Jarred Nicholls <jarred at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Apr 23, 2012, at 9:03 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> > Does anyone still debug WebKit on Mac OS X with Xcode 4?
> > 1. I don't know how to actually set up Xcode to point to WebKitBuild
> > like it used to.
> > http://www.webkit.org/building/debug.html
> > Mentions a "Legacy" option which does not exist for me.
> > Simon Fraser helped me set up WebKitBuild on one of my machines, but I
> > don't really know how to repeat that process.
> > 2. Xcode tries to "Re-index" WebCore, seemingly every time I open
> > WebCore.xcodeproj. This is a hour+ process on my 12-core Mac Pro!
> > The re-indexing takes a lot of processing power, and seems to render
> > both my machine, and Xcode largely unusable.
> > I understand that Xcode isn't really designed for projects as large as
> > WebCore, but we've made it work in the past, and I'm curious if anyone
> > is still making it work?
> > If the Apple folks have any suggestions or updates to
> > http://www.webkit.org/building/debug.html, they would be most
> > appreciated. :)
> > Thanks!
> > -eric
> > Xcode 4.2.1
> > Build version 4D502
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> I usually create an empty project, add the source files I care about, and
> then attach to the appropriate renderer process - but also use
> WebCore.xcodeproj directly on occasion. I run the same version as you and
> once ran into an infinite indexing cycle, but after a swift kick from
> Activity Monitor, I haven't seen it again. Xcode works great as a gdb
> front end for me.
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