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Array member functions broken for results of getMetaData(this)

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Status/Resolution/Reason: Closed/Fixed/

Reporter/Name(from Bugbase): Matthew Clemente / Matthew Clemente (Matthew Clemente)

Created: 03/16/2016

Components: Language

Versions: 11.0

Failure Type: Incorrect w/Workaround

Found In Build/Fixed In Build: CF11_Final /

Priority/Frequency: Major / All users will encounter

Locale/System: English / Win 2012 Server x64

Vote Count: 0

Listed in the version 2016.0.03.300466 Issues Fixed doc
Problem Description: Member functions do not work on the arrays returned by getMetaData.

Steps to Reproduce:

<cfset testobj =CreateObject("component","test")>
<cfdump var="#testobj.returnProperties()#">


component accessors=true {

  property name="id" default="0";
  property name="name" default="";

  public any function init() {
    return this;

public any function returnProperties( ) {
  var obj = getMetaData(this);
  var dummyarray = [];

  //returns an array without error

  //returns length of array without error
  //return arraylen(;

  //returns an array without error
  //return obj.functions;

  //returns length of array without error
  //return arraylen(obj.functions);

  //returns struct without error
  //return obj.extends;

  //returns struct key list without error
  //return obj.extends.keyList();



Actual Result: 500 - Internal server error.

Expected Result: 2

Any Workarounds: Not using member functions

----------------------------- Additional Watson Details -----------------------------

Watson Bug ID:	4129321

External Customer Info:
External Company:  
External Customer Name: Matthew Clemente
External Customer Email:  
External Test Config: My Hardware and Environment details:

Version	11,0,07,296330

Tomcat Version

Edition	Developer  

Operating System	Windows Server 2012 R2  

OS Version	6.3  

Update Level	C:/ColdFusion11/cfusion/lib/updates/chf11000007.jar  

Adobe Driver Version	5.1.3 (Build 000094)  

Java Version: 1.8.0_66



Currently metadata.functions is an object[] not the java Array. Thats the reason member function is failing. Hima, can you change the functions as Array?
Comment by Awdhesh K.
3276 | August 18, 2016 05:26:33 AM GMT