Closed Bug 761569 Opened 11 years ago Closed 10 years ago
Failure in test
Close Window | can't access dead object
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This happens in Nightly on Mac OSX. Copying over the comment with what was tried towards finding the problematic lines in the test: After this line I inserted a sleep(2000). http://hg.mozilla.org/qa/mozmill-tests/file/73b913d2b1f4/tests/functional/testPrivateBrowsing/testCloseWindow.js#l87 The failure complains about a new elementslib when executing this._view = _document.defaultView; So I think the DOM is not ready when executing line 88: var tab = controller.tabs.getTab(i);
Summary: Failure in testCloseWindow → Failure in testCloseWindow | can't access dead object
We would have to recreate the controller and tabBrowser instance because they would operate on a window which already has been closed.
The problem we are facing here is that controller.tabs.getTab() is broken and returns a document which defaultView is not valid anymore. This is most likely a Mozmill bug which I will file tomorrow. Thankfully we can make use of controller.tabs.activeTab here so we can workaround the problem. This patch fixes this issue and also makes the code a bit cleaner.
Comment on attachment 630768 [details] [diff] [review] Patch v1 Review of attachment 630768 [details] [diff] [review]: ----------------------------------------------------------------- Patch looks fine to me.
Attachment #630768 - Flags: review?(anthony.s.hughes) → review+
Comment on attachment 630768 [details] [diff] [review] Patch v1 Looks good and works fine. Great for finding such a simple fix.
Attachment #630768 - Flags: feedback?(remus.pop) → feedback+
Pushed to default for now: http://hg.mozilla.org/qa/mozmill-tests/rev/4776b926c148 If we pass now I can backport to aurora later.
Tests for Nightly builds don't show this failure anymore. Pushed patch to all older branches due to improvements of stability: http://hg.mozilla.org/qa/mozmill-tests/rev/e6ca41d437d5 (aurora) http://hg.mozilla.org/qa/mozmill-tests/rev/f323d63f3db5 (beta) http://hg.mozilla.org/qa/mozmill-tests/rev/057e6dea86ba (release) http://hg.mozilla.org/qa/mozmill-tests/rev/33d2c0559cf2 (esr10)
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