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
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.
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
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