Downloadhelper ADD-on saves download path even when using Private Browsing in Firefox

VERIFIED FIXED in 5.8

Status

P3
minor
VERIFIED FIXED
9 years ago
3 years ago

People

(Reporter: daadaniel, Assigned: jorgev)

Tracking

unspecified
x86
Windows XP

Details

(Reporter)

Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2) Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2) Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

Downloadhelper Add-on saves the path video files are downloaded during Private browsing.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Private Browsing in Firefox
2. Go to any youtube.com and download a video with DOWNLOADHELPER Add-on
3. Stop Private Browsing
4. Go to metacafe.com and download a video with DOWNLOADHELPER Add-on
The save file window shows the path of the file downloaded while doing Private browser; however the download does not appear in the Firefox download history

Actual Results:  
1. Start Private Browsing in Firefox
2. Go to any youtube.com and download a video with DOWNLOADHELPER Add-on
3. Stop Private Browsing
4. Go to metacafe.com and download a video with DOWNLOADHELPER Add-on
The save file window shows the path of the file downloaded while doing Private browser; however the download does not appear in the Firefox download history


Expected Results:  
1. Start Private Browsing in Firefox
2. Go to any youtube.com and download a video with DOWNLOADHELPER Add-on
3. Stop Private Browsing
4. Go to metacafe.com and download a video with DOWNLOADHELPER Add-on
The save file window shows the path of the files downloaded before Private browser was enabled and does not appear Firefox download history


The save file window should show the path of the files downloaded before Private browser was enabled.

Comment 1

9 years ago
CCing jorgev to follow up this issue with the author of the add-on.

Comment 2

9 years ago
Moving the bug to the AMO component.
Component: Private Browsing → Policy
Product: Firefox → addons.mozilla.org
QA Contact: private.browsing → policy

Comment 3

9 years ago
I submitted a bug about this to Download helper's bug tracking database:

<http://bugzilla.downloadhelper.net/show_bug.cgi?id=129>
(Assignee)

Updated

9 years ago
Assignee: nobody → jorge
Severity: normal → minor
Priority: -- → P3
Target Milestone: --- → 5.7
(Assignee)

Updated

9 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → ASSIGNED
Ever confirmed: true
(Assignee)

Comment 4

9 years ago
No response yet.
-> 5.8
Target Milestone: 5.7 → 5.8

Comment 5

9 years ago
The downstream bug was marked as FIXED.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
(Assignee)

Comment 6

9 years ago
Verified on https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addons/versions/3006
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: addons.mozilla.org → addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
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