[webkit-dev] Infinite JavaScript loop blocks the MiniBrowser

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Tue Jul 28 11:14:19 PDT 2015

Mark, do you know how to restart JavaScript after it has reached a watchdog time limit?


> On Jul 28, 2015, at 9:09 AM, Pascal Jacquemart <p.jacquemart at samsung.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to protect the MiniBrowser from executing faulty JavaScript code taking too much time / CPU. All browsers normally raise a pop-up allowing the user to stop the script and run away. 
> But MiniBrowser does not seem to have such feature. It is just stuck forever ;-(
> After a little digging I found this JSC API: JSContextGroupSetExecutionTimeLimit()
> I had to implement a JSC Watchdog back-end because it is not implemented for EFL, fair enough -> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=147107 <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=147107> (ongoing)
> Now the JSContextGroupSetExecutionTimeLimit() have the expected behaviour.
> I can stop the JavaScript execution and run away... Great but the big problem now is that the JavaScript won't restart. Even while loading other pages, the JavaScript remains disabled.
> If you have any hints about this, I would be grateful.
> How to restart JavaScript execution? Where to look? Is it an EFL bug?
> Thanks,                       Pascal Jacquemart
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