User-Agent: Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101122 Firefox/4.0b8pre The first access to an FTP-URL bypasses the Proxy-Settings of an Automatic Proxy Configuration file at least if the URL is given on the command line or is opened from a bookmark. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 0. Copy attachment "proxy.pac" to /tmp. 1. Open FF with fresh profile 2. Edit|Preferences|Advanced|Network|Settings|Automatic Proxy Configuration URL := "file:///tmp/proxy.pac" 3. ensure that nothing is listening on 127.0.0.3:23111 4. close FF. 5. On the command line execute: "firefox ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxslt" -> (1) 6. Bookmark the URL 7. Restart FF, click on bookmark -> (2) 8. Click again on bookmark -> (3) Actual Results: (1), (2) FF connects directly to the ftp-server and renders the directory content. (3) "The proxy server is refusing connections" Expected Results: (1), (2), (3) "The proxy server is refusing connections" Happens with mozilla-central from today and also with 3.5.15
This bug was reported using a pre-release version of Firefox 4. Now that Firefox 4.0.1 final has been released, can you please update and retest your bug? A fresh profile would be a good starting place to test, http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles. If you continue to see the issue, can you please update this bug with your results? Filter: firefox4prebugsunco
Issue reproduced with Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:7.0a1) Gecko/20110603 Firefox/7.0a1
Version: 4.0 Branch → Trunk
We had some changes in the pac handling, does it still happen with Firefox18beta or later builds ?
I can't test it due to Bug 723487: XPCOMGlueLoad error for file ...firefox-18.0b6/firefox/libxpcom.so: libxul.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Couldn't load XPCOM. Nonetheless I would like to test the changes. Which commits/bugs implement them?
A possible incomplete query http://bit.ly/Vu0WIe One rason why this bug report didn't get much attention is that it got never moved into the right component....
Component: General → Networking
Product: Firefox → Core
Attachment #496502 - Attachment mime type: application/octet-stream → text/plain
(In reply to Matthias Versen [:Matti] from comment #4) > We had some changes in the pac handling, does it still happen with > Firefox18beta or later builds ? I can no longer reproduce the issue, checked with "0d771761b9b3 tip".
great, marking wfm Thanks for your response, the testing and the bug report.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
The issue is back again in the 17.0.6esr version not only on FTP but also on HTTP and HTTPS. (was never fixed in 10esr or 17esr) firefox-20.0a1-2013-01-11 does not show any of these issues.
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