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bug #32516: findObject fails to cross soft references

Submitted by:  Sandro Santilli <strk>
Submitted on:  Thu 17 Feb 2011 03:30:18 PM UTC  
Category:  ActionScript Severity:  4 - Important
Release:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Thu 17 Feb 2011 06:23:33 PM UTC, comment #2:

Another case of failure is loading into a target string
which contains element being soft-references.
Such an example would be:


Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Thu 17 Feb 2011 05:51:14 PM UTC, comment #1:

So, not skipping rebinds triggers an infinite loop during rebinding (which uses findCharacterByTarget).

The loop is triggered by a test in actioncript.all/MovieClip.as

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Thu 17 Feb 2011 03:30:18 PM UTC, original submission:

The new loadMovieTestRunner failures are due to this.


Gnash considers it invalid, as 'coverart' component is a
rebound soft reference to a movieclip, so for gnash doesn't
yeld a DIsplayObject.

This is in MovieClip::pathElement, near the end:

return getObject(tmp.toDisplayObject(true));

Passing 'false' argument would allow that.

Note that other tests in loadMovieTest are disabled for the
same reason (or similar): GETURL _level0.coverart failing
due to 'coverart' not recognized as a DisplayObject.

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member


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