Contents tagged with v8

  • Javascript V8 Testing Framework

    Tags: v8, v8-testing

    Introduction Testing can improve quality of a product in great deal. v8 includes a number of tests as part of testing framework. A common approach of running test is to run following command after a … more

  • Building v8 on Windows 10

    Tags: v8, windows

    We have previously talked about building v8 on Linux. Today we talk about building v8 on Windows 10. As part of the development procedure we acquire depot_tools, use depot_tools to install gclient … more

  • Building v8 on RHEL 6.7

    Tags: v8

    The OS provides python-2.6 package. However, depot_tools require python-2.7 at least. So here we to install pythong 2.7 from source. We install python-2.7 side-by-side with python-2.6 Building and … more

  • Small Integer Types in v8

    Tags: v8

    [initial draft] Small Integer or SMI Types in v8 Intro Javascript V8 uses objects to store data types. However, there is an overhead of doing this for small types such as integers similar to … more

  • Building V8 on Linux

    Tags: v8, linux

    In this post, we give an example how v8 build is done on Linux. This uses fedora 23 (64 bit) Linux. However, the distribution does not matter. Setting Proxy Usually proxy settings is not required. … more

  • Some insights into V8 Build

    Tags: v8

    Disclaimer: I am a novice working on v8. It is better not to take me seriously. Saying that I would love some critical feedback to improve accuracy of the content. Just like Chromium v8 is … more

  • v8 build on FreeBSD

    Tags: v8, freebsd

    Acquiring the source and projects As usual we clone the depot tools, $ git clone https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/tools/depot_tools.git Cloning into 'depot_tools'... remote: Sending … more

  • sparc assembly draft

    Tags: sparc, assembly lang, v8

    [this is purely draft, to be categorized and information processed later] What's wrong with following instruction? ldx ( G0, src, dst); void* src is a 64 bit pointer. A SPARC instruction is 32 … more