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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#9905 closed bug (fixed)

.removeAttr( "id" ) sometimes crashes IE 7

Reported by: scottgonzalez Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone: 1.9
Component: attributes Version: 1.6.2
Keywords: ie7 Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


I can't really describe this any better than the raw code from the test case does but...

If you clone an element and then call .removeAttr( "id" ) everything is fine. If you repeat the cloning and removal of the attribute, everything is still fine. However, if you first query for one of its ancestors, and then query from there for a descendant, IE 7 will crash.

I haven't attempted to reduce this any further, e.g., querying for a non-existent descendant, or querying by something other than id.

This exists in 1.6.x and master and seems to only affect IE 7 (even IE 6 is fine).

Test case: http://jsfiddle.net/r6zFU/1/

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by scottgonzalez

jQuery UI ticket with workaround: http://bugs.jqueryui.com/ticket/7538

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Timmy Willison

Component: unfiledattributes
Milestone: None1.next
Priority: undecidedhigh

That's strange.

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Timmy Willison

Status: newopen

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by francis@…

Thank goodness somebody else has found this as I was thinking I was going crazy. I definitely can repeat this:

options.templates.tabs = options.tabsTemplateRoot.clone()
alert('clone complete');
alert('class removed');
alert('id removed');

On second time around Internet Explorer 7 only gets to "alert class removed" and then crashes. At least for the moment we can work around.

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by dmethvin

Keywords: ie7 added

I suspect this is related to #9646.

comment:6 Changed 11 years ago by gibson042

Milestone: 1.next1.9

Batch update of oldIE bugs to milestone 1.9 for resolution/reevaluation/closing/etc.

comment:7 Changed 11 years ago by dmethvin

Resolution: fixed
Status: openclosed

Fixed with the commit for #9646.

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