crash when saving too many files in Page Info => Medias tab




11 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: kervala, Unassigned)


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11 years ago
User-Agent:       Opera/9.23 (Windows NT 5.1; U; fr)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9a8pre) Gecko/2007090205 Minefield/3.0a8pre

When I want to save several background images (using <div style="url(...)"> syntax) from a page using AJAX, I'm going into "View Page Infos" => "Media" tab, I select all files and click on "Save as..." and it crash when there are too many files (more than 25 background images).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Going on a site with a lot of background images
2. Save them in View Page Infos => Media

Actual Results:  
Save some images and crash

Expected Results:  
Save all images and not crash

Comment 1

11 years ago
presumably you have a page in mind, please fill in the url field for this bug.

Comment 2

11 years ago
(In reply to comment #1)
> presumably you have a page in mind, please fill in the url field for this bug.

Hum, I tried again with the page (which requires an account on but it didn't crash. The crash could be reproducted with every builds since 1 or 2 weeks.

The fact I can't reproduce the bug now (I could do it some hours ago) seems it could be related to file cache or to another feature.

If I manage to crash FF again with the page, I will attach the XHTML code to the bug report.

Btw FF sent a crash report when it crashed :)

Comment 3

11 years ago
Created attachment 279438 [details]
Source of an internal page from

I think javascript or XHTML code has not to do with the bug.

Comment 4

11 years ago
I tried again I could't reproduce it every times, it seems to crash randomly.

I added the source (including AJAX modifications of the page) as attachment.
I tried on, which has between 100 and 200 images.  Firefox didn't crash, but it did get very confused, showing empty dialogs and "too much recursion" errors in the error console.  Using Firefox trunk on Vista.
Cedric: Can you still reproduce the crash on the latest Firefox release?  Do you have a link to a crash report that we can look at?

If you can't reproduce the bug, we should close this bug as RESOLVED INCOMPLETE, since we cannot reproduce it or research it without more information.

This works for me on Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.3a1pre) Gecko/20100109 Minefield/3.7a1pre (.NET CLR 3.5.30729) ID:20100109042837

Comment 7

9 years ago
I checked again several times with last Firefox version (3.5.7) and it doesn't crash anymore.

I saved 700+ images and the window was not responding for some seconds (I think it's normal), but after that, all was fine.

Personally, I think it has been resolved some time ago now (I didn't check with all previous versions) so it could be put RESOLVED.

Thanks, great job :)
It is normal for that window to be slow.

Resolving as INCOMPLETE.

Thank you for the help.
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.3a1pre) Gecko/20100112 Minefield/3.7a1pre

No crash or "too much recursion" now when doing this at  But I do get a few dialogs incorrectly stating that Firefox cannot write to the download directory.

Is that all those dialogs say, because I can't reproduce those :( ?
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