[webkit-help] Request for help to modify webkit

Moumita Banerjee mouban1980 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 08:07:26 PDT 2011

I am new in Webkit. I am using wincairoport in webkit. I wanted  to
implement Siteminder SSO feature, So where I will integrate my code with
webkit code to maintein the cookie information. Please let me know the entry
point.  Please let me know if there is any sample code.
Please help me.


On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:14 AM, ajai narayanan <ajainarayanan at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>   Thank you for your reply. I will try what you have suggested.
> More on your reply, can you please help me in setting up the environment
> for debugging? I am not able to debug the entire application but rather just
> build it. If I am setting up break points inside the code, the step-in
> action never reaches the destined break point. I get all weird walkthroughs.
> Can you please suggest a way to debug the code so that I could get to know
> the source more deeper?
> Thanks,
> A.Ajai
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 4:53 AM, Nilesh Patil <vniles at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> This reply is very specific to your query of disabling alert()
>> functionality.
>> If you have debug envirnment ready then you can try putting breakpoint in
>> JSDomWindow.cpp. Here most of alert type functions are registered as
>> prototypes.
>> You can put breakpoint at *jsDOMWindowPrototypeFunctionAlert()* function.
>> You can trace back or forward how alerts are displayed.
>> But i dont know how you will be understanding this without having little
>> understanding about how JS and DOM binding work.
>> Good Luck !!! :)
>> Thanks & Regards
>> Nilesh
>>   On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 6:28 AM, ajai narayanan <
>> ajainarayanan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  Hi,
>>>   I am trying to learn webkit and have downloaded the nightlies and built
>>> it and have so far looked through the code for a basic understanding.
>>> Now I would like to make modifications to webkit so that I understand it
>>> completely (there by get my hands a little dirty).
>>> All I am trying to do is to do minor modifications to a single component
>>> of webkit that I could see in evidence when executed.
>>> So as a start I tried blocking certain set of URLs/URL in webkit (added
>>> functions as part of KURL class) but could not accomplish it without
>>> breaking the application.
>>> I know this modification has very little meaning but all I am trying to
>>> do is learn how things work inside (as it has got a lot to do with
>>> Threads,pipes,Pointers,resource loads,platform API, etc., and individual
>>> components that form the basis of webkit application).
>>> Can anybody provide me the direction as to where I need to concentrate to
>>> make this modification?
>>> If its a bad idea to start with can somebody suggest me making "any"
>>> modification to any module that would help me learn about that particular
>>> component or webkit?
>>> Any small modifications, say ,disabling the "alert()" function call in JS
>>> which would help me learn about JavascriptCore in detail would be a great
>>> help.
>>> I'm sorry if this mailing list is not the right place to ask
>>> such beginners question and I'm sorry for my naivety.
>>> Thanks,
>>> A.Ajai
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