[Mongrel] [Slightly OT] Uploading files with firefox

Michael Kovacs kovacs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 12:59:51 EDT 2006


I'm using the sample code that's on the mongrel documentation page.

-Michael
http://javathehutt.blogspot.com

On Sep 20, 2006, at 7:44 AM, Brad Ediger wrote:

> Can you post sample code? My Firefox behaves fine with long-running  
> HTTP requests.
>
> Perhaps Mongrel is taking too long to respond?
>
> On Sep 20, 2006, at 12:35 AM, Michael Kovacs wrote:
>
>> Well even if I pull all the javascript code and just do a straight  
>> form post with no progress I get this behavior in firefox. The  
>> upload request is taking more than 5 seconds
>> so firefox is popping up that dialog. IE and safari work fine and  
>> for the first time ever it's firefox that I'm cursing instead of  
>> IE or safari. Go figure :-)
>>
>> -Michael
>> http://javathehutt.blogspot.com
>>
>> On Sep 19, 2006, at 8:28 PM, Brad Ediger wrote:
>>
>>> I'm not seeing this problem at all. I'm using mongrel 0.3.13.3  
>>> and mongrel_upload_progress 0.1. Firefox 1.5.0.7. I'm not using  
>>> the helpers, however -- I'm using some heavily-hacked code on the  
>>> client side because of some special requirements. Contact me off- 
>>> list to discuss the code -- it's not available for public  
>>> consumption (yet, hopefully.)
>>>
>>> I don't see why you should have a long-running script anyway. The  
>>> form should post to an iframe and then set up a  
>>> PeriodicalExecuter (which in turn uses setInterval). If I'm not  
>>> mistaken, that function should return immediately. As long as  
>>> you're using asynchronous requests for the updates, you shouldn't  
>>> block. But I have been known to be wrong before, and I could be  
>>> wrong now. ;-)
>>>
>>> --be
>>>
>>> On Sep 19, 2006, at 8:51 PM, Michael Kovacs wrote:
>>>
>>>> I have been successfully using the latest mongrel and upload  
>>>> progress plugin with safari but firefox seems to have some  
>>>> issues with any request
>>>> that takes longer than 5 seconds to complete. You get the  
>>>> "Warning: Unresponsive Script" screen. Apparently this problem  
>>>> is fixable by following this:
>>>>
>>>> http://computer-vet.com/weblog/2006/04/28/ 
>>>> firefox_warning_unresponsive_script.html
>>>>
>>>> Telling my users to go there and do that is not something that  
>>>> I'm willing to do, so I'm wondering if anyone out there knows  
>>>> how to change this on the
>>>> fly or if there's some other trick to make firefox behave during  
>>>> a file upload? Or are others not seeing this problem at all?
>>>>
>>>> -Michael
>>>> http://javathehutt.blogspot.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Mongrel-users mailing list
>>> Mongrel-users at rubyforge.org
>>> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/mongrel-users
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Mongrel-users mailing list
>> Mongrel-users at rubyforge.org
>> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/mongrel-users
>
> _______________________________________________
> Mongrel-users mailing list
> Mongrel-users at rubyforge.org
> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/mongrel-users

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/attachments/20060920/08521452/attachment.html 


More information about the Mongrel-users mailing list