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Firefox extension to chase the memory usage and garbage collector activity
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MemChaser is a Firefox extension which keeps track of the garbage collector activity and memory usage.

Continuous Integration

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How to build

Before you can test or build the extension you will have to init the Add-ons SDK submodule. After it has been done, activate it's environment:

git submodule update --init
cd addon-sdk
source bin/activate
cd ..

To run tests against the extension:

cd extension
cfx test

To manually test the extension:

cd extension
cfx run

To build simply run ant and the default build script/target will be invoked:


You can override the build number used in the filename:

ant -Dbuild.number=1

To build for release (no build version in filename):

ant -Drelease=true

You can also build directly using cfx:

cd extension
cfx xpi
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