Bug 16966 - xdvi fails when ps file names contain ":"
xdvi fails when ps file names contain ":"
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 11478
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2000-08-25 16:51 EDT by Bryan Wright
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-25 16:51:21 EDT
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Description Bryan Wright 2000-08-25 16:51:20 EDT
Hi folks,

	One of our users has managed to exercise an odd bug
in xdvi.  He's including ps files with names containing colons
(e.g., "fig:absorb.ps") in his document.  Apparently xdvi
assumes that any file name containing a colon is a URL, and crashes
with the following error:

	Cannot locate URL: fig:absorb.ps

I haven't been able to find any way to turn this behavior off
without recompiling xdvi.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-12-27 09:39:28 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 11478 ***

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