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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: project.content-dir must be relative pathname?
Date Sat, 22 Oct 2005 19:02:21 GMT
El vie, 21-10-2005 a las 22:45 +0100, Ross Gardler escribió:
> Moshe Yudkowsky wrote:
> > I've got my site up and working -- well, more accruately, failing for 
> > reasons that I understand. I'll have it up shortly, no doubt. 
> > (<http://www.Disaggreate.com>, if anyone is interested, and it uses CSS 
> > only.)
> > 
> > To my surprise, project.content-dir does not take absolute pathnames; 
> > the leading slash isn't found, and thus the "check-contentdir" fails, 
> > and the site isn't built. "file://" doesn't work either (I didn't expect 
> > it to).
> > 
> > This strikes me as a lack of flexibilty; is there some deeper reason for 
> > this restriction on absolute pathnames?
> 
> Forrest is a servlet. Everything in a servlet has to be beow the root of 
> the webapp.

In addition with 0.8-dev we have full support for the locationmap where
we overcome this inflexibility. Besides we are talking about a new
configuration system where absolute path are possible.

salu2 
-- 
thorsten

"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
Hey you (Pink Floyd)


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