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#8907 closed bug (invalid)

Opened April 18, 2011 07:05PM UTC

Closed May 03, 2011 08:10AM UTC

Infinite loop when passing form variable to AJAX from within that form's submit.

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: anonymous
Priority: undecided Milestone:
Component: ajax Version: 1.5.2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

I discovered from accidentally using the wrong variable name that if you pass a form variable to an AJAX request, it infinite loops and explodes. To reproduce with a form with id="formid":

$("#formid").submit(function() {
  $.get("/path/", { "form": formid }, function() {});
  return false;

The GET request never gets sent; somehow passing the form as part of the data causes an infinite loop that crashes the page.

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Changed April 18, 2011 07:18PM UTC by timmywil comment:1

component: unfiledajax
owner: → anonymous
status: newpending

Thanks for taking the time to contribute to the jQuery project!

I created a test case but was unable to reproduce your issue. You may have been getting an error because formid was not in quotes.

Please provide a reduced test case on that reproduces the issue experienced to help us assess your ticket. You can mock ajax requests using urls like "/echo/html" or "/echo/json". Additionally, test against the jQuery (edge) version to ensure the issue still exists.

Changed May 03, 2011 08:10AM UTC by trac-o-bot comment:2

resolution: → invalid
status: pendingclosed

Because we get so many tickets, we often need to return them to the initial reporter for more information. If that person does not reply within 14 days, the ticket will automatically be closed, and that has happened in this case. If you still are interested in pursuing this issue, feel free to add a comment with the requested information and we will be happy to reopen the ticket if it is still valid. Thanks!