Re: Chasing leaks...

From: Brian King <>
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2005 19:07:48 +0200

Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> In fact, I just committed to svn a new extension that I called "firefox
> tracer" (deerpark ready) that is pretty much the event-handling
> mechanism of greasemonkey (but without the rest) along with the simplest
> of our XPCOM+JavaScript+Java components (nsInfoUtil).
> [find it at]
> Everything is traced to every little piece of XPCOM detail and dumped on
> the console (not the javascript console! the stdout console!, makes it
> much easier to interact with command line tools like grep/wc/sed and the
> like.

Correct URL:

Looks like a nice tool. I'm going to try it out. Is there a link to an XPI?

> I also found a way to reload both xul *and* xpcom components without
> having to restart the browser, my productivity increased 20 times!! :-)
> [more on this later]

I'm curious about the XPCOM part.

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Received on Thu Sep 01 2005 - 17:03:47 EDT

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