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Outliner: Cyclic "Original ID" panel in Data API
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.19041-SP0 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 980/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 456.71

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.92.0 Alpha, branch: master, commit date: 2020-11-06 00:11, hash: rBc99c02d3ba7f
Worked: (newest version of Blender that worked as expected)

Short description of error
"Original ID" subpanel shows in "Original ID" panel,forming cyclic panels.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error

  • Start blender and have the default scene.
  • Change Outliner mode into Data API.
  • Unfold "objects",then "Camera"."Original ID" row can be found in the subpanel.
  • Unfold the "Original ID",the same "Camera" data will show up and in that one's subpanel there is another "Original ID" row.
  • They can then be continuously unfolded.

Event Timeline

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Confirmed.Nov 9 2020, 5:36 PM

Can confirm the behavior, but I doubt this would be classified a bug.

There were other cases though were this could happen, I recall pre-2.79 you could browse RNA with multiple ways to run into recursion.
2.79 removed browsing the RNA of datablocks, maybe for the same reason?