Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#18468 closed defect (worksforme)

Synchronous XMLHttpRequest on the main thread is deprecated because of its detrimental effects to the end user's experience.

Reported by: mmosttler Owned by: mmosttler
Priority: undecided Milestone: tbd
Component: General Version: 1.7.3
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


I am receiving this error pointing to dojo.js line 5 (of our dojo build). It seems the this is being triggered by the first require([]); on our page after loading dojo.

the full message is:

"Synchronous XMLHttpRequest on the main thread is deprecated because of its detrimental effects to the end user's experience. For more help"

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by ben hockey

Owner: set to mmosttler
Status: newpending

try setting async: true in your dojoConfig. does that fix it?

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by trac-o-bot

Resolution: invalid
Status: pendingclosed

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comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by tupton

It looks like this occurs because timezone info files are specifically requested with sync: true. I'd like to re-open this ticket and discuss the best way to fix it.

Is there a specific reason that these files are requested in this manner? I see that there's a TODO in the code to refactor this request to be more like requireLocalization, but there must be a reason that wasn't just done in the first place.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by bill

Resolution: invalid
Status: closedreopened

Are you implying that you tried setting async:true and it still follows that code path that requests the files with async:true?

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by tupton

Apologies; it looks like we conflated async: true in our build profile with async: true in our dojoConfig. Changing the latter seems to skirt around this issue.

That TODO still remains, and that code still does request files synchronously, but perhaps that's for another ticket.

Thanks for taking a look and sorry for the false alarm.

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by bill

Resolution: worksforme
Status: reopenedclosed

OK, great. I'm going to close this then. Given your statement, that synchronous code branch is probably just part of the vestigial code left over to support dojo's legacy async:false mode. So, it will go away in version 2 but presumably not before then.

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by tupton

I'm really sorry for the back and forth, but it looks like dojox/date/timezone *does* cause synchronous requests. I'm going to open a new ticket though, because this description is vague and possibly not specific to the timezone data files.


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