[webkit-dev] How to let webkit to be able to load local image file in html content?

Zhe Su james.su at gmail.com
Thu May 14 02:42:59 PDT 2009

I just found that setting base_uri to "file://" can't actually solve the
problem. Though it allows loading local image file in a simple html content,
I found that using local image file in css may still not work. It looks not
like a correct behavior.

James Su

On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Holger Freyther <zecke at selfish.org> wrote:

> On Thursday 14 May 2009 07:14:18 Jan Alonzo wrote:
> > Hi  james,
> >
> > can you please file a bug against the WebKitGtk component at
> > http://bugs.webkit.org. I don't think that's correct.
> It is correct. You define the SecurityOrigin (we have a class with that
> name)
> and you want to load something from a different context. Think of a WebPage
> trying to get file:///etc/passwd. This is only allowed if the page itself
> has
> been loaded from file...
>        z.
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