User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516 Mozilla Firebird/0.6 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516 Mozilla Firebird/0.6 Similar bugs have been reported for <b>Mozilla</b> (<a href="http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=186453>186453</a>, <a href="http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195823>195823</a>, <a href="http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204955>204955</a>) but none have been reported for <b>firebird</b>. <p>Firebird 0.6.1 seems to ignore c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts entries, at least those for hosts on the local subnet. IE 6, run on the same box, does not have this problem. As a result, firebird 0.6.1 can't resolve URL using the host name specified in the hosts file, while IE 6 can.</p> Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. assume your local subnet is 111.222.333.x 2. put an entry in c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts for a host on this subnet, e.g. "111.222.333.2 MyLinuxBox" 3. fire up firebird 0.6.1. Direct firebird to "http://MyLinuxBox". Actual Results: a. firebird tries to resolve this URL for awhile and then goes out to the internet to try to find something close, returning something like http://my.stupidsite.com/MyLinuxBox.html. b. Try the same thing in IE 6. c. IE 6 immediately resolves the host correctly, as specified in c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts Expected Results: Firebird should have checked c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts, found the entry for MyLinuxBox, and resolved the URL http://MyLinuxBox to 111.222.333.2, as listed in that hosts entry.
sorry about the extraneous html tags; I'm a bugzilla newbie.
This occured on my office box, which might be running firebird 0.6 instead of 0.6.1. Will double check on Aug 11 03
Backend issue. -> DUPE *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 195823 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
REOPEN: Most of 195823 is Mac-only
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---
Assignee: blake → darin
Component: General → Networking
Product: Firebird → Browser
QA Contact: asa → benc
Version: unspecified → Trunk
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago → 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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