[webkit-help] Running JetStream Benchmark StandAlone

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Thu Nov 13 13:26:29 PST 2014

On 11/13/14 10:20 AM, Malek Musleh wrote:
> I am not sure if this is the most appropriate mailing list for asking
> questions about JetStream.
> I want to be able to run the jetstream benchmark in an "offline"
> manner, and wanted to confirm if the following methodology is correct
> or not.
> It looks like there isnt a single tarball or repo for just the
> jetstream suite, but I suspect its part of the main WebKit svn repo --
> correct?

Yep. There is currently no offline version.

> http://browserbench.org/JetStream/in-depth.html
> This link describes the benchmark suite in more detail, and has links
> to the specific .js files used.
> If I download the corresponding .js files, and then create an
> index.html file that "onload" activates the corresponding js script
> benchmark. I would then use a browser (e.g. firefox) to point to the
> local index.html file, and when it does it should load the js
> benchmark.
> Is that correct?

That should work, yep.

> For example, I see that the 3d-cube.js file
> http://browserbench.org/JetStream/sources/3d-cube.js
> contains the same code as the source page of:
> http://www.speich.net/projects/programming/3d.htm
> and the html page contains a call to Init().
> Secondly, I want to know how (if) WebKit invokes the JetStream suite.
> Is there a set of regression tests that I can be directed to?

WebKit has a set of benchmarks that are run continuously 
(https://perf.webkit.org/#mode=charts). Jetstream is not tracked 
directly by the WebKit project. Each WebKit port tracks it independently.


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