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Status: Duplicate
Merged: issue 40787
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Closed: Nov 2010
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Pri: 2
Type: Bug

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Cannot call JavaScript functions on other frames when both frames are local files

Reported by, Nov 18 2010

Issue description

Chrome Version       : 9.0.570.1 beta
URLs (if applicable) :
Other browsers tested:
Add OK or FAIL after other browsers where you have tested this issue:
     Safari 5: OK
  Firefox 3.x: OK
       IE 7/8: OK

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Download a.html and b.html
1. Open a.html locally
2. Click the link

What is the expected result?
An alert saying "hi"

What happens instead?
JavaScript error: Unsafe JavaScript attempt to access frame with URL file:///path/to/a.html from frame with URL file:///path/to/b.html. Domains, protocols and ports must match.
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Full version string:
Google Chrome	9.0.570.1 (Official Build 64589) beta
WebKit	534.11
V8	2.5.2
User Agent	Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.11 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/9.0.570.1 Safari/534.11

Comment 2 by, Nov 19 2010

Mergedinto: 40787
Status: Duplicate
This is intentional - for security reasons. See  bug 4197  and  bug 40787  for reasoning. You can use the --allow-file-access-from-files flag to disable this protection.

In future, this restriction might loosen up a bit - see  bug 47416 .
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Comment 3 by, Oct 12 2012

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Mergedinto: chromium:40787
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Comment 4 by, Mar 11 2013

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