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Bug 569446 - XML_PARSE_XINCLUDE options is not working in xmlReadFile
XML_PARSE_XINCLUDE options is not working in xmlReadFile
Product: libxml2
Classification: Platform
Component: xinclude
Other All
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
libxml QA maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-01-28 11:41 UTC by Frederic Heem
Modified: 2021-07-05 13:23 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
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Description Frederic Heem 2009-01-28 11:41:12 UTC
Please describe the problem:
xmlReadFile should load the include xml file when the option XML_PARSE_XINCLUDE is given. 

Steps to reproduce:

Actual results:

Expected results:

Does this happen every time?

Other information:
A workaround is to use xmlXIncludeProcess after xmlReadFile.
Comment 1 Daniel Veillard 2009-08-12 09:23:01 UTC
XML_PARSE_XINCLUDE is actually not implemented, the flag is a place holder,
right now XInclude is always done as a post processing step.

Comment 2 GNOME Infrastructure Team 2021-07-05 13:23:52 UTC
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