Bug#154981: browser blocks while moving a download

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sat Apr 21 21:16:57 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 11:40:21AM -0400, Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at nortelnetworks.com> wrote:
> Package: Galeon
> Version: 1.2.5-1
> At the end of a download, Galeon moves the file that has been downloaded to
> it's destination on the filesystem. The entire browser blocks while it is
> doing this, which can be most annoying with multiple downloads, and having an
> NFS-mounted home directory that requires perhaps 5 seconds to move the file
> from the /tmp partition. 
> This assumption of an instant move is incorrect for many Unix systems. The
> browser should not block during this move operation. 

Could you check whether this still applies to iceape (which replaces
mozilla nowadays) or galeon in etch ?



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