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#8203 closed bug (fixed)

Opened February 07, 2011 08:04PM UTC

Closed March 31, 2011 01:35AM UTC

Remove un-needed "someVar = null;"s

Reported by: musicisair Owned by: snover
Priority: blocker Milestone: 1.6
Component: misc Version: 1.5
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

It looks like jQuery has some overzealous memoryleak someVar = null lines. It can't hurt to clean them up a bit.

A specific example can be found in $.support.scriptEval:

// release memory in IE

root = script = id = null;

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Change History (4)

Changed February 07, 2011 08:48PM UTC by musicisair comment:1

Changed February 07, 2011 10:29PM UTC by jitter comment:2

component: unfiledmisc
priority: undecidedlow

Changed February 13, 2011 06:06PM UTC by snover comment:3

milestone: 1.next1.6
owner: → snover
priority: lowblocker
status: newassigned

Changed March 31, 2011 01:35AM UTC by Dave Methvin comment:4

resolution: → fixed
status: assignedclosed

Fixes #8203. Remove some misguided nulling of elements done in the name of IE memory cleanup. Based on a patch by davidmurdoch in pull 226.

Changeset: ad4152709cd7c7b7fdafd2dc0b266fd273aff5d5