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From Chris Winters <>
Subject Re: libapreq problem and mozilla 0.97
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2002 03:09:06 GMT
On Tue, 2002-02-05 at 20:43, Rob Mueller (fastmail) wrote:
> Just wondering if anyone has encountered this before and if it's been fixed
> in libapreq for the upcoming release.
> Basically, whenever I try and use Mozilla 0.97 with a file upload field on a
> form and don't select any file in the field, libapreq seems to hang on the
> $R->parse() call. Mozilla 0.98 seems to work fine, but 0.97 doesn't. While
> it's easy enough to just say "upgrade", it's still annoying that it hangs a
> process for a while until our alarm goes off.
> ...

This is a known (and amazingly frustrating) bug in Mozilla rather than
libapreq. It affects browsers based on mozilla (Galeon, etc.) as well,
but it's been fixed (as you noted) in 0.9.8. For more info:


Chris Winters (
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