Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#25273 needs_information defect

tor browser 7.5 fails to download due to silent filename-too-long errors

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
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tor browser 7.5 seems to understand how to truncate a title down to 255 bytes for a filename, but then fucks it all up by adding a .html extension and not realizing that it's 260 bytes and then silently botching the download
load it up, click save, then check the browser console:
Unix error 36 during operation remove on file /tmp/dame judi dench's secret woodland on Twitter: "Every time another one of these mass shootings happen - right when the Republicans start telling us that the answer is more guns, guns for everyone, guns for teachers, guns for students - I think about Chris.html (File name too long) DownloadCore.jsm:2586

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comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by boklm

Can you reproduce this issue in Firefox 52ESR, or is it specific to Tor Browser ?

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by cypherpunks

Not the OP, but for completeness' sake here's what happens with 52ESR on Windows 7 (This seems to be specific to Unix systems but I don't have one handy currently to test it out):

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by gk

Status: newneeds_information

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by cypherpunks

just found out it also applies to the applicable %s_files directory exceeding 256 chars

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