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Ticket #7862 (closed bug: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

jQuery.globalEval(): Execution Delayed By Remote Scripts in Firefox

Reported by: serverherder Owned by: rwaldron
Priority: low Milestone: 1.6
Component: core Version: 1.4.4
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This page demonstrates the issue. A remote script with a 5 second delay is inserted immediately before the call to globalEval(). In firefox <=3.6, the globalEval() script will not execute until the remote script is complete.


For Firefox 3.6, a work around exists. On the globalEval()'d script element, set the async property to true and embed the script text using data-uri. While it does not trigger synchronous execution, it does circumvent any delays caused by long polling remote scripts.


This was suggested here:  http://forum.jquery.com/topic/prevent-globaleval-delays-in-firefox-using-async-data-uri

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by rwaldron

  • Priority changed from undecided to low
  • Component changed from unfiled to core
  • Milestone 1.next deleted

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by rwaldron

  • Owner set to rwaldron
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by jaubourg

#4545 is a duplicate of this ticket.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by john

  • Status changed from assigned to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Milestone set to 1.6

This is resolved in 1.6 as we're no longer using an injected script node.

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