Custom Processor that includes 'type' as a parameter breaks report pages


Build information:
Jakarta Patch 8

Issue Description:
Custom Processor with 'type' in parameter breaks report pages

Steps to Reproduce

On OOB instance

1. Navigate to System Definition > Processors.
2. Click New.
3. For Name, enter Test.
4. For Type, select script.
5. For Path, enter Test.
6. For Parameters, enter type

7. For Script, enter the following code.
var type = g_request.getParameter("type");
g_processor.writeOutput("text/plain","This will break report page. Type= "+type);

7. Click Submit.

8. goto Reports -> View / Run Clicking 'All' Reports are broken.

Expected behavior
Report pages should show with the new processor with type parameter
Actual behavior
Report page broken with the new processor with type parameter

See the attached screen recording for reference.


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Related Problem: PRB1293569