[webkit-help] WebKitAPITest WebViewDestruction/MainFrameAfterClose failure

Russ Schnapp rls.webkit at schnapp.org
Mon Apr 5 07:39:13 PDT 2010

Adam Roben wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2010, at 9:25 PM, Russ Schnapp wrote:
>> I've built WebKit for Windows, and am trying to make sure it's all working (though I have to say I'm daunted by all the non-open-source third party DLLs that have to be present in order for it to run!).
>> While running WebKitAPITest, the MainFrameAfterClose test is failing. The destruction of WebView.m_page (triggered by WebView::close) is somehow also causing the deallocation of m_mainFrame.
>> Is this a latent bug, discovered only because I happen to be testing with Visual Studio's Debug configuration (which fills deallocated blocks with 0xfeeefeee)?
> This is a known issue: <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32868>. This bug is mentioned in the source code for that test.

Ah.  I saw the reference in the code, but didn't realize it was for an 
outstanding bug.

>> I just noticed one other failure:  NoCloseOrDestroyViewWindow reports
>> "webViewCount() == currentWebViewCount - 1 (.\tests\WebViewDestruction.cpp:92)"
>> Apparently, the webViewCount() didn't decrement from 1 to 0 after deleting the reference to webView.
> This is unexpected. The original issue was reported as <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33162>. Would you be willing to file a new bug report?
> -Adam

Sure, I'm glad to help.  I just wanted to make sure I wasn't somehow 
building the library or the test incorrectly.

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