User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a) Gecko/20040426 Firefox/0.8.0+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a) Gecko/20040426 Firefox/0.8.0+ When trying to download file thru an HTML link using drag-n-drop to the Download Manager does not work. The process starts but nothing happens. No file is downloaded & the manager Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open download manager, i.e. Ctrl-Y. 2. Drag link to download manager. 3. Asks where to put file dialog appears and click OK. 4. Starting... Starting... Nothing happens! Actual Results: Download manager shows the request but the download is not working. Expected Results: Download should start & finish!
I think this might be another thing broken by the checkin that made downloads send the referrer url, though I can't remember what the other bug was now. :-(
Found it now, Bug 239472, same cause, different effect, making the change I suggested in that bug also fixes this one. CONFIRMING
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
While it would be nice to have this fixed by 0.9, it's not essential that we fix this before 0.9 ships. Most people will never hit this bug.
Flags: blocking0.9? → blocking0.9-
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
This fixes the problem by adding a couple of if() statements, we can't assume that there even will be a content frame so check first (there won't be if the dl originates directly in the DM or in the Page Info dialog, see Bug 239472). I don't know whether it would be more appropriate to try guessing the referrer from the top browser window in cases such as this but I didn't bother adding anything along those lines.
+ing since there's a patch
Flags: blocking1.0? → blocking1.0+
Fix checked in branch and trunk. email@example.com
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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