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Bug 158858 - Firefox adds "//" at the begin of the path to file when used "Open" from "Downloads"
Summary: Firefox adds "//" at the begin of the path to file when used "Open" from "Dow...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Aillon
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-26 10:18 UTC by Marcin Zajaczkowski
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-07-11 19:58:06 UTC

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Description Marcin Zajaczkowski 2005-05-26 10:18:54 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050513 Fedora/1.0.4-1.3.1 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
When I use "Open" link from Tools->Downloads, Firefox doesn't open OO documents (tested with writer). After investigation I discovered that it calls (for example):
/usr/lib/ooo-1.1/program/soffice.bin //home/szpak/foo.doc (spied on using htop)
In some applications (e.g. OpenOffice-1.1.3-11.5.0) this couse that app closes automatically, because it doesn't find specified file.

After downgrade to firefox-1.0.3 and install nightly build (20050518) it still happens.
It's possible that "//" is intended and it's problem with OO, but I haven't found that bug.
From Nautilus OO is called with "normal" path with one slash ("/").

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download some OO (tested with writer) document
2. Call "Open" from "Downloads" (CTRL-Y)

Actual Results:  OO closes after splash screen.

Expected Results:  OO should open document.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 23:10:37 UTC
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!

Comment 2 Marcin Zajaczkowski 2006-07-11 19:58:06 UTC
In FC5 (currently Firefox and OO 2.0.2) document is opened as:
/usr/lib/openoffice.org2.0/program/swriter.bin -writer file:///home/szpak/foo.doc
and it works properly.
I don't know if it worked in FC4 (I haven't used it)

Closing the bug.

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