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NS_ERROR_INVALID_POINTER in resource://shumway/shumway.js #141

MJJoker opened this Issue · 4 comments

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caused by - caution large swf file, my laptop stuck while loading with shumway.
The swf file - a little game - is not working, but this error message is generatetd.

Zeitstempel: 11.03.2013 20:20:46
Fehler: NS_ERROR_INVALID_POINTER: Component returned failure code: 0x80004003 (NS_ERROR_INVALID_POINTER) [nsIDOMHTMLDivElement.appendChild]
Quelldatei: resource://shumway/shumway.js
Zeile: 17062
with Firefox 17.0.3 ESR on Gentoo Linux


Actually, this is an out-of-memory condition - memory usage skyrockets to over 2.5 GB at which point the program can't allocate more and will throw at random execution points.


I'm trying this out in Chrome and it always breaks at the same point. It's because we expect a display object with a ._control property and we see a BitmapData object instead. We may be experiencing different crashes though.


This seems like a perfect test case for our memory usage. I stopped it after my browser used more than 5GB.

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