Build Identifier: http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/df526497d949 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:24.0) Gecko/20130524 Firefox/24.0 ID:20130524031033 STR #1 1. Open http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/ 2. Click Green Download Button STR #2 1. Enter http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-mozilla-central/firefox-24.0a1.en-US.win32.installer.exe in Location Bar and Keypress ENTER STR #3 1. Open http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-mozilla-central/ 2. Right click on firefox-24.0a1.en-US.win32.installer.exe 3. Choose Save Link As.. Actual Results: Nightly try to play the exe file as mp3 . Save as type is "MP3 Format Sound(*.exe)" in Save As dialog. Expected Results: Opening foobar.exe dialog should pop up. Save as type should be "Binary File(*.exe;*.com;*.bin)" in Save As dialog.
PS I was surprised at a fact that Mozilla did not provide an automatic test for such basic function...
Summary: exe file handlig is complementary broken since landing of Bug 862088 → exe file handling is completely broken since landing of Bug 862088
Also I can confirm the problem in ubuntu 12.04LTS. http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/df526497d949 Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:24.0) Gecko/20130524 Firefox/24.0 ID:20130524031033
OS: Windows 7 → All
I have the same problem , Nightly 24.0a1
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla24
Verified fixed FF 24b10, 26.0a1 (2013-09-09)
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