save to a read-only fs fails without error message

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

Status

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minor
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
14 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: bugs, Unassigned)

Tracking

(Blocks: 1 bug, {dataloss})

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(Not tracked)

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(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-GB; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041120 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-GB; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041120 Firefox/1.0

When I try to save files to a read-only filesystem (by mistake), it doesn't work
(obviously). However, instead of telling me something like "couldn't save: read
only filesystem" or "error saving file", nothing happens when I click save.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Right-click a file and click "save link as..."
2. move to a read-only filesystem
3. click save

Actual Results:  
Nothing. The save button went down and came back up. The save dialog was still
there, and no error message was given.

Expected Results:  
Complained. An error message like "Could not save: read only filesystem", or
simply "Error saving file" would be helpful.

Comment 1

12 years ago
Somehow related to Bug 159144?  I know, that's a Mozilla Application Suite bug, but maybe this has something to do with the Core?

Updated

12 years ago
QA Contact: ali → download.manager
Assignee: bugs → nobody

Comment 2

12 years ago
I can confirm that this bug still exists in Firefox 2.0.0.3. There should definitely be an error message like the orginal poster proposed. 
Keywords: dataloss
bug 109377 may also be distantly related.

WFM in Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9a5pre) Gecko/20070531 Minefield/3.0a5pre - I get a "could not be saved" error.
I suspect this was fixed on trunk.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
(Assignee)

Updated

10 years ago
Product: Firefox → Toolkit

Updated

7 years ago
Blocks: 700114
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