[ic] fallback HTML pages
Tue, 2 Jan 2001 15:54:34 -0500
Quoting Doug Alcorn (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Can the catalogs themselves work like the admin pages? I really like
> how I can bring just certain pages forward from the shared admin
> directories on a per catalog basis. I would like to do this with the
> catalog templates as well. For instance, if I have several catalogs
> based on 'barry' I would like to fix bugs in them all by just
> correcting the errors in the "source" barry directory rather than
> having to fix all the individual catalogs created from barry.
Sure. Just define a new TemplateDir. You can have TemplateDir
in your catalog.cfg, too. That way, you can share certain pages and
have certain ones be on a per-catalog basis.
The only downside is you do an extra directory lookup when the
page is not found in the pages/ directory, but that is not too
big of a deal unless you have a super-busy catalog.
Symbolic links are another option.
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