[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox 3.5.7 won't attach files to GMail

Sam Fourman Jr. sfourman at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 11:50:12 PST 2010


On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Ian Robinson <fitchkendall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Re:  PCBSD 8.0-RELEASE, versions x86 and x64
>
> Firefox 3.5.7 that comes with the installation disk does not let me attach
> files to Gmail.  The error message is "Attachment Failed".  It is 100 %
> repeatable on both the x86 platform and x64 platform, so it is not a problem
> unique to a single computer.
>
> Attaching files to Gmail was never a problem using FF 3.5.5, 3.5.6, or 3.5.7
> in the -ALPHA, BETA, RC, or RC2 versions.  I'm running FF 3.5.7 on several
> other computers that run PCBSD 7.1.1, and it is not a problem there.
>
> Konqueror will let me attach files to Gmail, so this is not necessarily a
> PCBSD problem.  The Firefox PBI may be the source of the problem.


For what it is worth, I can reproduce this problem on FreeBSD 8 running gnome.

Sam Fourman Jr.
Fourman Networks


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