Crash if ftp-listing is in a locale other than english

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Core
Networking: FTP
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Tobias Wagener, Assigned: dougt)

Tracking

({crash})

1.7 Branch
x86
Windows XP
crash
Points:
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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4

I write my own ftp-server with the perl-module Net::FTPServer under Linux.
Because of the env-vars LC_CTYPE="de_DE", the module produced a
directory-listing with the german month-names ("Mai" instead of "May"). This
listings let Firefox crash!!!

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Net::FTPServer under an unix-system. (lib-netftpserver-perl with debian)
2. Start with 'LC_CTPYE="de_DE"' set.
3. Connect to this server
4. Firefox crash!

Actual Results:  
Firefox don't resonse on link-click or similar, changing tabs do, but nothing
else. Closing Firefox, closes the window but don't stop the process!

Expected Results:  
Show an error message, or interpret the other month-names in the ftp-listing
Assignee: nobody → dougt
Component: General → Networking: FTP
Keywords: crash
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → benc
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
Version: 1.0 Branch → 1.7 Branch
Please provide a Talkback ID from the crash from a Firefox running in 
the Firefox safemode and also attach a FTP log 
(via the "create new attachment" link in this bug):

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/http/http-debugging.html
see the last note on the page for ftp loggin instead of http.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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