Open Bug 1028750 Opened 9 years ago Updated 2 months ago

Firefox freezes while Windows is downloading a big file selected using file input

Categories

(Firefox :: File Handling, defect)

32 Branch
x86
Windows XP
defect

Tracking

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UNCONFIRMED

People

(Reporter: obrufau, Unassigned)

Details

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:32.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/32.0 (Beta/Release)
Build ID: 20140530030202

Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a file input <input type="file" />
2. Click "Browse..." button
3. Enter the URL of a big file (e.g. http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso)



Actual results:

Firefox is frozen while windows downloads the file.


Expected results:

Firefox shouldn't freeze.
Summary: Firefox freezes when downloading big file using file input → Firefox freezes while Windows is downloading a big file selected using file input
Component: Untriaged → File Handling
Severity: normal → S3
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