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Re: Cannot find URL: in file://localhost/ URLs
Thanks for your report. I tried solution of your problem. The
emacs-w3m CVS repository has already been changed. If you are
using the released version of emacs-w3m (v1.3.6), please use the
attached patch in the end of this message.
>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.05889]
>>>>> Charles Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Greetings all,
> I've noticed some strange behavior in emacs-w3m, and I wonder
> if you can help me with it. Suppose that I have a file called
> In emacs-w3m, I do M-x w3m-browse-url with the URL
> I get an error
> Cannot retrieve URL: file://localhost/tmp/foo.html
> But if I go to a Unix command line and do
> w3m file://localhost/tmp/foo.html
> Then I can view the file properly.
--- emacs-w3m-1.3.6/w3m.el~ 2003-07-18 04:59:39 +0000
+++ emacs-w3m-1.3.6/w3m.el 2003-10-08 00:00:57 +0000
@@ -1643,10 +1643,17 @@
"Return the file name which is pointed by URL.
When URL does not point any local files, it returns nil."
;; Remove scheme part and net_loc part. NOTE: This function accepts
- ;; only urls whose net_loc part is empty or NULL string.
+ ;; only urls whose net_loc part is empty, NULL string or the localhost
+ ;; name.
- ((string-match "\\`\\(file:\\(//\\)?\\|about://dtree\\)/" url)
+ ((string-match "\\`\\(\\(file:\\(//\\)?\\)\\|about://dtree\\)/" url)
(setq url (substring url (match-end 1)))
+ ;; Strip the localhost name.
+ (when (and (match-beginning 2) ;; file:
+ (string-match (concat "\\`//\\(localhost\\|127\\.0\\.0\\.1\\|"
+ (regexp-quote (system-name)) "\\)/")
+ (setq url (substring url (match-end 1))))
;; Process abs_path part in Windows.
(if (and w3m-treat-drive-letter