Closed Bug 91327 Opened 19 years ago Closed 19 years ago
file:UNC w/ URL slashes fails
Moz 0.9.2, build 2001, Win NT Sp6a Symptoms: You are not able to follow links on the local network like file://servername/dirname/filename.htm or just list direcotry file://servername/dirname The file is not loaded or directory listed. Workaround: Sometimes is better to use syntax file://///servername/dirname/filename.htm (i.e., elaborate on the number od slashes, 4 or 5 can do the trick) but the workaround is not always guaranteed to work. Same problem was in previous builds. I suggest to look at similar (not WinNT) Linux bug 70871. Another problem is that if you follow such a link (especially when typing the location in the location bar), the old page stays rendered and you are not able to discover that the "new" page was not displayed (if they are similar). No error message like "file not found" apperas.
This is a duplicate of Bug 66194 "accessing file:\\hostname\resource URLs does not work on Win-NT/2000" *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66194 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
VERIFIED: same problem.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: Networking → Networking: File
Summary: Unable to load files using local server names → file:UNC w/ URL slashes fails
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