Bug 34045 - resgen fails when processing a resx that contains a path with backslashes
Summary: resgen fails when processing a resx that contains a path with backslashes
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Tools
Classification: Mono
Component: resgen ()
Version: 3.4.0
Hardware: PC Linux
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2015-09-17 23:41 UTC by daspits
Modified: 2017-08-31 14:49 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description daspits 2015-09-17 23:41:16 UTC
We have a resx file that contains a "data" element whose type is "System.Resources.ResXFileRef, System.Windows.Forms". The "value" element contained in the "data" element is a relative path that contains backslashes, because the resx file was originally generated on Windows. When we try to run resgen on a resx file with the path, "Resources\icon.ico" in it, we receive the following error:

Error: Invalid ResX input.
Position: Line 194, Column 5.
Inner exception: Could not find file "/absolute/path/to/working/directory/Resources\icon.ico".

If we change the path so that it only uses forward slashes, resgen works.