Duplicates the request if the request takes a long time

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: owen, Assigned: darin.moz)

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Trunk
x86
Linux
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(Reporter)

Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.1; Linux)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2) Gecko/20021202

If a request takes a long time to process, mozilla will re-request the URL 
again and again. This happens on GETs and POSTs. This may be a feature, but 
obviously causes issues if its a credit card payment for example. Seems to do 
it approximately 1 per minute. 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a web page which sleeps for say 1 minute 
2.Request that web page in mozilla 
3.Watch the access log 
Actual Results:  
There were multiple requests in the log. 

Expected Results:  
Only requested it once. 

To test this I created a little script in PHP which does: 
 
exec("sleep 600"); 
 
This obviously causes the script to take 10 minutes to run. After the script 
is run, looking at the apache access log shows the page was requested numerous 
times. Approximately 1 per minute after the initial 10 minutes.
(Assignee)

Comment 1

16 years ago
reporter: looks like you are testing moz 1.2, care to exercise 1.3 or 1.4 alpha
instead?  this may have already been fixed.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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