Photoshop: Switching the layer comp of a linked smart object changes it's scale

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When switching layer comps of a linked smart object, it upscaled it automatically.

Please see here:

As can be seen from the video, the object was 26.5% both width and height. After changing the layer comp, it suddenly changed to 29.38% width and 29.40% height.

This is a very strange bug, and it's the first time I encounter it.
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Jaroslav Bereza

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What if you embed SmartObject inside? My explanations is this:
1) you crated document with SO
2) you linked SO
3) you saved and closed all documents
4) then you changed document size of SO saved it and closed it
5) then you opened original PSD which has cached size of SO but layers comp change causes update

Can you reproduce it?
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Impossible to troubleshoot this without seeing the contents of the linked SO. Could be that your layer comps have variables which are causing this to happen. 
When you open the SO and toggle the layer comps, what changes?