Created attachment 8693468 [details] clone.xpi User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/46.0.2490.86 Safari/537.36 Steps to reproduce: tried to use cloneInto from observer into the window Actual results: i'm getting a clone of empty object without its properties Expected results: the extension should be fully cloned in the window
Summary: Cannot Cloning an Object from Observer in e10s → Cannot Clone an Object from Observer in e10s
Attachment #8693468 - Attachment mime type: application/zip → application/x-xpinstall
How does work your add-on? Any more details about steps to reproduce?
Hi Loic, i'm trying to create an extension that listen to document create event (by observer) while this event is triggered i want to inject an object on the window after that i'm reading an external file using XHR which use the var that i created on the window the thing is that i'm getting a permissions denied from the external file this extension worked in the previous versions, using the cloneInto but with multiprocess there is a problem the cloned object is empty on the page content
You're attempting to clone a JS object into a CPOW for a window in the child process. I wouldn't expect this to work and I doubt it is something we'd want to fix. You need to use frame scripts in order to be running in the child process to clone an object from there. Gabor, do you want to confirm that that isn't something we want to fix?
Component: Add-ons Manager → Extension Compatibility
Product: Toolkit → Firefox
I saw that the "Test_From_Obersver_With_Clone_1" did cloned correctly (it is a simple string) and this issue happen only when I tried to clone an object ("Test_From_Obersver_With_Clone_2")
(In reply to Dave Townsend [:mossop] from comment #3) > Gabor, do you want to confirm that that isn't something we want to fix? You are right. If one wants to clone cross processes nsIMessageManager already covers that pretty well. The example here uses cloneFunctions: true. I don't think we want to support that. In some case one can use a CPOW for that (target window must be same origin) but even then it would not be a suggested thing to do (CPOWs are temporary and can slow down the browser). So yeah, either frame or process scripts are the way to go. (In reply to ido.y from comment #4) > I saw that the "Test_From_Obersver_With_Clone_1" did cloned correctly (it is > a simple string) > and this issue happen only when I tried to clone an object > ("Test_From_Obersver_With_Clone_2") I don't think it does what you think it does. In fact this function should just throw if the target scope is a CPOW.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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