[wp-hackers] categories: infinite recursion

scribu mail at scribu.net
Tue Dec 7 11:41:13 UTC 2010

2010/12/7 Raphaël <raphael.droz at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I searched Trac but, surprisingly I can not find any trace of a report
> there but I'm hundred-percent sure it has been reported before:
> - Create category A.
> - Create category B, subcategory of A
> - Set B as parent of A.
> get_category() calls _get_children() which recurse infinitely.
> It is obvious but the GUI should not allow this kind of things.
> (or, maybe better, _get_children() should be given a static stack
> storing ID and ignoring those already in it)
> Does a human-search-engine can point me to the place it has been
> discussed ?

This should no longer be a problem in 3.1-beta.

See http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14662

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