[webkit-dev] Fwd: Debugging regression in Safari/WebKit Nightly
dan at cdslash.net
Thu Jan 19 17:00:46 PST 2006
In regards to bug 5210:
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Brothercake <cake at brothercake.com>
> Date: January 19, 2006 10:52:03 AM EST (CA)
> To: Dan Udey <dan at cdslash.net>
> Subject: Re: Debugging regression in Safari/WebKit Nightly Builds
> I think I've isolated the problem now - it appears that the
> interpretor is overriding a global variable with a local variable
> under specific circumstances. I've setup a test page which
> illustrates this happening, as well as showing a commented
> variation of the same situation where it doesn't happen - http://
> By way of further experimentation - if the test code is enclosed in
> another scope, and a new i variable is declared with "var i = 0"
> then the code works as desired - it's a local var in a different
> scope and therefore not affected. But if the enclosing scope
> continues to use the window variable (by simply going "i = 0") then
> the problem is still seen.
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