when saving macintosh stuffit (SIT.hqx-file) attachment a zero length file is created.



16 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: bert.zijlstra, Assigned: sspitzer)


Windows 98

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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030612
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030612

Mozilla keeps the file open. Only by closing mozilla can the empty file be deleted.
Opening the file doen't work either

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. receive email with stuffit- attachment 
2 [details] [diff] [review]. save the file
3. enjoy the problem

Actual Results:  
Instead of having the file available on disk, the zero lenth file which remains
open is created.

Expected Results:  
Dropped a file on my disk

Comment 1

15 years ago
Bert Zijlstra: is this bug still a problem for you with current Mozilla or 
Thunderbird builds?

If so: are you using IMAP mail or POP?

If IMAP, are you getting your mail from a Microsoft Exchange server?
Product: MailNews → Core
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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