Bug 35696 - [PATCH] open_generic in xdg-open fails for filenames containing a ':' in the CWD
Summary: [PATCH] open_generic in xdg-open fails for filenames containing a ':' in the CWD
Status: RESOLVED MOVED
Alias: None
Product: Portland
Classification: Unclassified
Component: xdg-utils (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: Portland Bugs
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Reported: 2011-03-26 08:19 UTC by raboof
Modified: 2019-02-16 13:30 UTC (History)
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Description raboof 2011-03-26 08:19:17 UTC
open_generic in xdg-open checks whether the argument is a file (rather than a URI) with:

    if (echo "$1" | grep -q '^file://' ||
        ! echo "$1" | egrep -q '^[a-zA-Z+\.\-]+:'); then

This fails when the file is in the CWD and called something like 'foo:bar.png'. 

A more reliable check would be:

    if (echo "$1" | grep -q '^file://' ||
        test -e "$1"); then
Comment 1 GitLab Migration User 2019-02-16 13:30:33 UTC
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