Closed Bug 44262 Opened 20 years ago Closed 17 years ago

Drag folder alias to browser -> empty directory listing

Categories

(Core Graveyard :: File Handling, defect, P3)

PowerPC
Mac System 8.5
defect

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED WONTFIX
Future

People

(Reporter: elig, Assigned: law)

Details

(Whiteboard: [nsbeta3-])

* TITLE/SUMMARY
Drag folder alias to browser -> empty directory listing

* STEPS TO REPRODUCE
0) Launch Seamonkey
1) Drag an alias to a folder onto your browser window.
(e.g. follow the steps on <http://www.mozilla.org/quality/browser/front-end/
testcases/drag-drop/drag-fld-desktop-browser/drag-fld-desktop-browser-d.html>)

* RESULT
 - What happened

The browser window displays an empty file listing.

 - What was expected 

Browser window should display a listing of the folder content.

* REGRESSION

 - Occurs On
        Mac OS Seamonkey (6.29.2000 optimized build)		

 - Doesn't Occur On
        Win32 Seamonkey (6.29.2000 optimized build [NT 4, Service Pack 5]) --- 
drag to browser not yet supported



* CONFIGURATIONS TESTED

- [Mac] Power Mac G4 (450 Mhz), 256 MB RAM (VM off), 1024x768 (Thousands of 
Colors), Mac OS 9.0

- [Win32] Vectra VL (266 MHz P2), 96 MB RAM, 800x600 (True Color), NT 4.0 SP5.

- [Linux] Vectra VL (266 MHz P2), 96 MB RAM. Red Hat Linux 6.0 (GNOME).
doesn't appear like we follow aliases when resolving directories. we seem to 
resolve aliases correctly in the case where you drag a file alias into navigator, 
so i don't think the problem is in any of the toolkit code.
Assignee: pinkerton → gagan
Component: XP Toolkit/Widgets → Networking
Keywords: nsbeta3
qa assigning to self.
QA Contact: jrgm → elig
Not sure why this is networking. But cc'ing rjc for his interest. 
ok RJC wants it!
Assignee: gagan → rjc
per triage team, not critical for beta3 :(
Whiteboard: [nsbeta3-]
Target Milestone: --- → Future
file/ftp->dougt
Assignee: rjc → dougt
QA Contact: elig → tever
Blocks: 62354
I am not sure how exactly this is related to file or ftp.  Reassigning to mike.

Mike, aren't you the D&D King?
Assignee: dougt → pinkerton
Component: Networking → Browser-General
-> file handling
Assignee: pinkerton → law
Component: Browser-General → File Handling
QA Contact: tever → sairuh
unblock 62354.
No longer blocks: 62354
QA Contact: sairuh → petersen
Alias drag displays the directory symlink-style in Mach-O 20030227.

Mozilla CFM build is dead.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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