User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031208 I thought i've found a bug on mozilla. I was using mozilla 1.6 win32. It also occur on mozilla firebird. When you use ftp to browse an ftp site then click "Up to higher level directory" link. the "../" trail keep adding in. After several times you click, then you return to enter one link, the trailing "../" still there. I hope somebody will fix it. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
-> NEW. This sounds real, possibly related to the fix for bug 207298.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Please give more specific steps (I start in this URL, I click this URL, I see that URL displayed, and it is wrong... etc.
Yes, this is the case, but it should not get you into any trouble, you should be able to view any file traversing the tree even with additional .. This is deliberate and was as trade to fix a real bug, not something that only looks ugly. See bug #207298 for details and reasoning.
*** Bug 244256 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
it seems that these URLs work, but bug 244256 pointed out they don't work in other browsers. Is this a valid URL, syntax-wise?
-> default owner
Assignee: darin → nobody
QA Contact: benc → networking.ftp
Using Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2a1pre) Gecko/20090411 Minefield/3.6a1pre it happens in the root directory (for example <ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/>), but also in directories with a leading dot (for example <ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/.netbook/>).
only critical ftp fixes at this point
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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