Clicking on javascript associated button has no effects

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Core Graveyard
Installer: XPInstall Engine
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: u86354, Unassigned)

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007

In this page and some other pages, when I click on a button, there is no effect.
In the example page, the second and third button does not work (the first work
fine). I have the same problem on many page (This problem exist in version 1.3
of the browser).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.downloading the page (by opening a page that need java)
2.click on the third button
3.

Actual Results:  
Here, downloading and installing java plugin. Exact effet depends on the page
dispalyed.

Expected Results:  
nothing.

Comment 1

15 years ago
WFM: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 on
Win2k.
However it took a little while before the box (asking for the permission to
install the xpi file) shows up: perhaps is the server busy?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

15 years ago
OK, launching Mozilla as root resolve the problem. But it's not a solution. I
cannot surf on the net as root. 

An idée ?
You also can't install those plug-ins as non-root using those XPIs...  I would
have expected a nice error message to that effect, though.
Assignee: general → xpi-engine
Component: JavaScript Engine → Installer: XPInstall Engine
(Reporter)

Comment 4

15 years ago
OK, the plugin is installed, but it does not work (undefined symbol), it's
another bug.

But this not resolve the problem. How can I use these button whitout loggued as
root (I have downloaded the last version of mozilla because this bug bock acces
to fundamental site for me. And I cannot acces to these site.

Thank you.

Comment 5

15 years ago
Setting default QA -

Comment 6

15 years ago
Let's try that again; sorry -
QA Contact: PhilSchwartau → general
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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