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From "Graham Dumpleton" <>
Subject Re: translate_name and/or map_to_storage hooks
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2007 04:05:45 GMT
On 05/04/07, Sam Carleton <> wrote:
> On 4/4/07, Graham Dumpleton <> wrote:
> > I missed out on the start of this conversion so really don't know what
> > you are trying to do
> I have one module that does a few different things.
> 1: create a index html document of images
> 2: create a page html document of one image (when user clicks on an
> image in the index)
> 3: Handle the image request that are in the HTML of #1 and #2 and send
> out all the images.
> Right now I have it all written in PHP, there is a index.php for #1
> and #2 and an imageHandler.php for #3.  I am trying to understand the
> best way to separate this logic within my one module.  Someone else
> suggested I look at hooking translate_name.
> I found my answer to how to determine the location, so I have been
> playing with it since my post and when I set the r->filename =
> "images"; and return OK, I get a 403 Forbidden.

Probably because you haven't allowed Apache access to the images
directory. Ie., you still need to have something like:

<Directory /some/path/images>
Order deny,allow
Allow from all

> > why aren't you just using mod_rewrite?
> This is going to be packaged software and I would, ideally, like to
> keep it all self contained so that end users that decide to start
> hacking things, cannot get too far.

But can't they just stuff around with your PHP code anyway.


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