Abrupt response of a download after two instances of that download have already been cancelled



15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: rupendradhillon, Unassigned)


Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040421
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040421

If we cancel and then "remove from list" two instances of download of a single
and restart the download again for the same file then that download would have
the same abrupt behavior as shown by the two earlier downloads as explained in
bug 241678.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start downloading the same file in two different locations on the PC
2. Cancle both the downloads.
3. Restart the download again

Actual Results:  
The file's downloaded status will keep on shifting back and forth until the
download completes.

Expected Results:  
The download should not give such abrupt results while it is going on.

One of the reasons behind this could be that a copy of bothe the old instances
of the files is still in the cache.

related bugs
1. 241678

Comment 1

15 years ago
dup of bug 157548?

Comment 2

15 years ago
Note that this bug specifically points at what happens when the new download is
started when both the earlier downloads were cancelled and removed from the list. 

Even though the two downloads are not present now they (their copy in the
memory) somehow affects the new download also.
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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