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Id: 7891
Status: rejected
Worked: 10 min
Priority: 0/
Queue: XML-LibXML

Owner: pajas [...]
Requestors: bjoern [...]

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Broken in: 1.58_1
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Subject: XML::LibXML::Dtd fails to load paths with \
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Hi, XML::LibXML::Dtd->new("...", "c:/...") works but as soon as the / is replaced by \ as in XML::LibXML::Dtd->new("...", "c:\\...") the constructor returns undef.
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Not a bug. The constructor takes a public id and a system id, where system id, according to the XML spec ( translates to an URL. Hence, the correct way to encode Windows paths as URLs is file:///c:/path/to/resource.

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