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Bug #30004 chdir() before simplexml_load_file() causes warning
Submitted: 2004-09-07 04:46 UTC Modified: 2004-11-20 01:00 UTC
Votes:2
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 1.0
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (50.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: Jared dot Williams1 at ntlworld dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: SimpleXML related
PHP Version: 5.0.1 OS: Windows 2000/IIS
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-09-07 04:46 UTC] Jared dot Williams1 at ntlworld dot com
Description:
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Changing the directory before using using simplexml seems to cause a warning. 

The warning is generated from within libxml2 and is WIN32 specific.

libxml2s' xmlInitializeCatalog() function in catalog.c tries to locate a directory of some catalog files, fails due the chdir() performed in PHP.

Reproduce code:
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<?php

		$xml = '..//config.xml';
		$dir = dirname(realpath($xml));
		var_dump($dir);
		var_dump(chdir($dir));
		$doc = simplexml_load_file(basename($xml));
		var_dump(htmlspecialchars($doc->asXML()));
?>

Expected result:
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No warning.

Actual result:
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Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: Unable to access E:/php-5.0.1-Win32/../etc/catalog 

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