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From "Dan Mahoney, System Admin" <d...@prime.gushi.org>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Newbie CGI: nested href
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2005 14:37:06 GMT
On Sat, 4 Jun 2005, Michael D. Berger wrote:

> Problem solved by pathcing the href in the outgoing response.
> Mike.

It was either that, or come up with some complex mod_rewrite answer so 
your users wouldn't see the cgi url but rather the url of some page.  I 
figured just tweaking the links (as long as you knew their style to be 
consistent) was easiest, even if it's not the "correct" answer.

-Dan

>
> --
> Michael D. Berger
> m.d.berger@ieee.org
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael D. Berger [mailto:m.d.berger@ieee.org]
>> Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 12:34 AM
>> To: users@httpd.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Newbie CGI: nested href
>>
>>
>> I have a legacy tree with numerous branches, and many relative links.
>> I was hoping to get it all with one CGI.
>> Mike.
>>
>> --
>> 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.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Michael D. Berger
>>>> m.d.berger@ieee.org
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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