[webkit-dev] Some text about the B3 compiler

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Feb 1 15:27:59 PST 2016

On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 7:32 AM, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez
<clopez at igalia.com> wrote:
> On 31/01/16 05:16, Filip Pizlo wrote:
>> As my original message said, I was wondering if there was any support
>> for running some JavaScript tests *in browser*.  run-jsc-stress-tests
>> doesn’t support that because it doesn’t know what a browser is.
>> Some tests, like Kraken, Octane, JetStream, and Speedometer, either
>> require a browser to run (like JetStream and Speedometer) or have
>> significantly different behavior in the browser than in their
>> command-line harnesses (like Kraken and Octane).  If you did have a
>> bot that ran these tests in some GTK+ or EFL browser, you’d probably
>> catch bugs that testing the JSC shell cannot catch.
>> -Filip
> Some questions regarding this JSC in-browser benchmarks:
> How does the Apple port runs this? Do you use some script that is
> currently available on the WebKit source tree? Are the buildbots running
> this tests public?

We've been running those benchmarks with

It might be useful for Mac and other ports to have bots available on
build.webkit.org as well.

- R. Niwa

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