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#11283 closed bug (invalid)

Opened February 06, 2012 02:27PM UTC

Closed February 06, 2012 02:30PM UTC

Deferred object resolution.

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Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: deferred Version: 1.7.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

When deferred object is in a process of handing '.done' handers, if I attach another '.done' is it by intentional design that the new 'done' handler attached to a resolved object is handled last?

Here's the case...


var def = $.Deferred().resolve()

def.done(function() {

console.log("This line executes FIRST as expected.")


console.log("This line executes LAST as expected.");


var def= $.Deferred();

setTimeout(function() {



def.done(function() {

def.done(function() {

console.log("shouldn't this line come FIRST?")


console.log("shouldn't this line come LAST?")


Here's how this is relevant to a project I'm involved in. I need to ensure that a set of deferred objects, are all resolved at a certain point in the process. These objects can be resolved or reset (back to pending) at independent locations in the code. For this I use a convenient $.when construct. And to ensure that deferred objects are all resolved at that point I again, invoke the same $.when -- thus if all are resolved I expect '.done' to process immediately. Here's the mockup...

var test = function() {

var testAgain = false;

$.when(def1, def2, def3).done(function() {

if (testAgain) {








testAgain = true;



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Changed February 06, 2012 02:30PM UTC by sindresorhus comment:1

component: unfileddeferred
priority: undecidedlow
resolution: → invalid
status: newclosed

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