[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 39879] Geolocation activity started after frame has been disconnected can cause crash

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Tue Jun 1 08:23:05 PDT 2010


--- Comment #5 from Darin Adler <darin at apple.com>  2010-06-01 08:23:03 PST ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> > In this model once the frame is disconnected, this call will take forever and
> > never succeed or fail. An alternative would be to have it fail immediately. Any
> > thoughts on the pros and cons of that design?
> This change should make calls to Geolocation methods after the frame has been disconnected return immediately. This is tested in the layout test.
> Uploaded new patch with more robust layout test.

Maybe you misunderstood my question. I meant that from the point of view of the caller in JavaScript the call will "take forever" rather than failing immediately. It's good that there’s a test of this, but I wanted you to affirm you think this is the most helpful behavior.

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