[TYPO3-core] RFC #12505: Bug: JSMENU's showActive is broken

Joerg Wagner [DigiLog] news.netfielders.de at digilog.de
Thu Dec 3 13:32:35 CET 2009

Anybody willing to commit this?
Just a kind reminder!
JSMENU is _very_ broken right now.

Cheers, Jörg.

Joerg Wagner [DigiLog] schrieb am 08.11.2009 19:11:
> This is an SVN patch request.
> Type: Bugfix
> Bugtracker references:
> http://bugs.typo3.org/view.php?id=12505
> Branches:
> TYPO3_4-2 & trunk
> TYPO3_4-3 & trunk
> Problem:
> The implementation of the JSMENUITEM property "showActive" is (very) 
> flawed. It only works for a small subset of all possible HMENU 
> configurations.
> Solution:
> The problem is simple to solve. The JSMENU code to determine if a page 
> is active is very simplistic and will not work in a large number of more 
> complex cases. Funny thing is that there is a dedicated method in the 
> same PHP file that does the job and does it right. JSMENU just does not 
> use it. The patches contain a one-line fix that is thoroughly tested in 
> many HMENU constellations.
> Cheers, Jörg.

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