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From Vincent Bray <v.b...@cobwebinfo.com>
Subject Re: two general questions
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 15:45:56 GMT
On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 14:46, peter.dykstra@donovandata.com wrote:

[snip] 
> If this is a restriction, it is a Forrest restriction, not a general
> Webapps restriction. To test this, I went into the underlying
> cocoon.xconf file (within the deployed webapp on Tomcat) and hard
> coded the xdocs directory to point to a separate server. This worked
> fine. The problem is that since this bypasses the Forrest variables,
> any other Forrest functions that depend on these to determine the
> xdocs location (like search and sitemap linking) are probably broken.
> (The ../../../ format doesn't work.)  It looks like if I want to do
> this while waiting for 0.8 to arrive, I'll just have to attempt to
> trace the variable settings back within Forrest to reset the pointers
> and then test all the functions. In the process I may discover that
> there are inherent webapp restrictions, but that would surprise me.

I'm sorry to point out the painfully obvious, but would it not be easier
to sym-link your 'mount point' into somewhere forrest is happy with?

noodl, very likely missing the point again

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