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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#4648 closed bug (invalid)

JSON: Mozilla and Apache problem (response mixed with HTTP headers)

Reported by: eMPee584 Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 1.4
Component: ajax Version: 1.2.6
Keywords: json mozilla firefox apache parse error Cc:
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Description

It seems there is a problem within Mozilla that in combination with the Apache web server can cause the response content to get mixed up with the headers. This is especially true for repeated requests: the first one might be fine, successive ones will show this bug. AFAIK the mozilla bugs are aware of some similar sort of behaviour but no fix has been committed and i can reproduce with any firefox in combination with our Apache/2.2.3 (Red Hat, built: Nov 12 2008 07:09:27). The attached fix finds the enclosing quote pair and removes anything outside it, which fixes the parse errors. Needs to be tested and forward ported..

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by eMPee584

does anyone care about this?

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by dmethvin

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Please reopen with a test case that demonstrates the problem.

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