Bugzilla problem: trying to edit the concerned component lets firefox loop

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 13:55:10 UTC 2010


On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:57:48PM +0200, Joachim Backes wrote:
> On 08/13/10 11:57, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 11:48:09 +0200, Joachim wrote:
> > 
> >> On 08/13/10 11:32, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> >>> On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 11:14:44 +0200, Joachim wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> I don't know whether somebody tried the following:
> >>>>
> >>>> I wanted to change the component in some bugzilla bug by using firefox,
> >>>> so I opened the bug on the bugzilla page and pressed the edit button in
> >>>> the component line (at the top of the bugzilla window) to modify the
> >>>> concerned component. But immediately after having pressed the edit
> >>>> button, firefox begins to loop.
> >>>>
> >>>> Somebody has seen this?
> >>>
> >>> Dunno what you mean with "begins to loop". Clicking the "edit" link
> >>> triggers reloading the list of components from the server prior to
> >>> displaying a combobox.
> >>
> >> I have a 2 proc box, and if I press this button, the top command shows
> >> that 1 proc is fully running with firefox (or opera). I did this in F13
> >> and F14 alpha, with the same results. Maybe a JAVA issue?
> > 
> > No. Java isn't used.
> > 
> > It works fine here with F13, btw.
> > Have you tried yet whether emptying your Firefox cache helps?
> 
> I was a bit impatient: I had to wait for more than 1 min, until the
> component pulldown menu appeared. I think this is too long (even on my
> 2x1.86 Ghz intel box).

This is a known issue, because the component list is very long and
(IIRC) is loaded with a JS.  I don't know whether the BZ 3.6 update
coming this weekend will help with this issue.

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