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Introduced in JavaScript 31

Get a detailed description of that property.


JS_GetOwnPropertyDescriptor(JSContext *cx, JS::HandleObject obj, const char *name,
                            JS::MutableHandle<JSPropertyDescriptor> desc);

JS_GetOwnPropertyDescriptorById(JSContext *cx, JS::HandleObject obj, JS::HandleId id,
                                JS::MutableHandle<JSPropertyDescriptor> desc);

JS_GetOwnUCPropertyDescriptor(JSContext *cx, JS::HandleObject obj, const char16_t *name,
                              JS::MutableHandle<jspropertydescriptor> desc); // Added in SpiderMonkey 45
Name Type Description
cx JSContext * A context. Requires request. In a JS_THREADSAFE build, the caller must be in a request on this JSContext.
obj JS::HandleObject The object to search for the property.
id const char * or JS::HandleId or const char16_t The name of the property to look up.
desc JS::MutableHandle<JSPropertyDescriptor> Out parameter. On success, if no property is found, desc->obj is set to NULL. If a property is found, *desc receives a description of it.


JS_GetOwnPropertyDescriptor and JS_GetOwnPropertyDescriptorById get a detailed description of that property (returned in desc->obj). If desc->obj is null, then this property was not found on the prototype chain.

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