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From "Michael D. Berger" <m.d.ber...@ieee.org>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Newbie CGI: nested href
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2005 04:34:19 GMT
I have a legacy tree with numerous branches, and many relative links.
I was hoping to get it all with one CGI.
Mike.

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Michael D. Berger
m.d.berger@ieee.org 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Mahoney, System Admin [mailto:danm@prime.gushi.org] 
> Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 12:32 AM
> To: Apache-Users
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Newbie CGI: nested href
> 
> 
> On Sat, 4 Jun 2005, Michael D. Berger wrote:
> 
> Try putting the cgi in the same directory as the html file 
> and turning on 
> execCGI in that directory?  That's the easy answer.  I 
> suppose there's 
> something harder involving mod_rewrite.
> 
> But since you're parsing the html anyway, you could rewrite 
> them on the 
> fly, too.
> 
> Your call.
> 
> 
> > I wrote a CGI that opens an html file, reads it and sends
> > it out (with some modification).  Now these files contain
> > relative links of the form:
> >   <a href="someFile.html">something</a>
> > Now when the client clicks on "something", only the relative
> > paths appear to the CGI, and I cannot open the file.
> >
> > What should I do?
> > 1. I could carry the last path in a cookie and construct
> >   the full path.  But this would only work for nodes
> >   that accept cookies.
> >
> > 2. I could change all the paths to absolute.  Much much
> >   work.
> >
> > Any better suggestions?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Mike.
> >
> >
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> > Michael D. Berger
> > m.d.berger@ieee.org
> >
> >
> >
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