[erlang-questions] CrashDumpViewer broken in firefox

Dale Harvey <>
Mon Nov 3 03:29:50 CET 2008


Sorry I also forgot to mention a dirty workaround is just to start
the application as normal and from the shell

crashdump_viewer:read_file(junk,"path=/path/to/erl_crash.dump").

then view the application in the browser

2008/11/3 Dale Harvey <>

> The crashdumpviewer from webtools doesnt work in firefox
> (and probably a few other browsers)
>
> I had a quick check what the problem is and its in
> the way the filename is submitted, <input> elements
> wont give the fill path to the file for obvious security reasons
>
> http://pastebin.me/490e5d4e9b4bc
> shows the full path in konqueror but only the filename in firefox,
>
> since the file is read from the disk and not uploaded there isnt anyway
> to access its full path, the only real way to fix it would to have it
> upload
> the file (although im not sure if inets supports that)
>
>
>
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