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#8342 closed bug (duplicate)

Opened February 21, 2011 06:29PM UTC

Closed February 21, 2011 06:42PM UTC

Last modified February 21, 2011 06:43PM UTC

Ajax error event fires when correct response received if page is loaded with file: protocol

Reported by: johnhunter Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: 1.5.1
Component: ajax Version: 1.5
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Browser affected:

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-GB; rv: Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_8; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.19.4 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.3 Safari/533.19.4


When accessing a page in the loacal file system (file: protocol) JQuery-1.5 fires the error callback on Ajax GET request despite receiving a valid response. This problem does not occur over http:, or over file: with JQuery-1.4.x

Relevant section of code to reproduce:

    type: "GET",
    url: 'response.html',
    success: function () {
		console.log('success ', arguments);
    error: function () {
		console.log('error ', arguments);
    complete: function (xhr, status) {
        if (status === 'error' || !xhr.responseText) {
        else {
		console.log('complete ', arguments);

Steps to reproduce:

1. Save a local copy of the test case:

2. Load the jquery-ajax-callback-test.html in the browser via the file: protocol.

3. Check the result.html content is displayed.

4. Examine the console log trace.

Expected result:

Response text 'Success' is displayed.

Console trace shows both success and complete events fired.

Actual result:

No response text displayed.

Console trace shows error event fired.

Console trace shows complete event fired, passed xhr object contains correct responseText, statusText is an empty string.

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Changed February 21, 2011 06:42PM UTC by jitter comment:1

component: unfiledajax
milestone: 1.next1.5.1
priority: undecidedlow
resolution: → duplicate
status: newclosed

Thanks for taking the time to contribute to the jQuery project by writing a bug report and providing a test case!

This has already been fixed and will be in jQuery 1.5.1 (you can verify by trying the current 1.5.1rc1)

Changed February 21, 2011 06:43PM UTC by jitter comment:2

Duplicate of #8125.