Closed Bug 256548 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago

Permissions of files downloaded with Firefox are not inherited from parent folder on XP Pro

Categories

(Toolkit :: Downloads API, defect)

x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
major

Tracking

()

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 224692

People

(Reporter: rot_j, Assigned: bugs)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.8

Files downloaded with Firefox do not inherit the permissions of the folder they
are written to.  This creates a major hassle when downloading to folders that
are shared over a network.  Downloaded files cannot be accessed from the network
unless their permissions are manually set.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download a file to a shared folder using Firefox Download Manager.
2. Attempt to access that file from another computer on the network.

Actual Results:  
Permission denied

Expected Results:  
Opened the file
You can also see how the permissions are not inherited by downloading a file
into a directory that has security permissions set on it (for example, Read &
Execute for Everyone) and then using the CACLS command on the file.  The default
permissions will be on the file, but not the permissions that are supposed to be
inherited from the parent directory.
Whiteboard: DUPEME
IMHO a duplicate of Bug 224692.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 224692 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
Whiteboard: DUPEME
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