[ic] Can IC always look in ~/pages/?

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Thu Sep 30 06:28:55 UTC 2010

On 09/29/2010 11:51 PM, Peter wrote:
> On 30/09/10 10:28, Grant wrote:
>>> My suggestion is to use either an actionmap (if "folder-name" is always
>>> the same) or to use a missing specialsub (if it is not).  In either
>>> case, you can strip out the folder name from the beginning of the path,
>>> grab the page name portion (and if it is blank make it "index"), and
>>> then return the new page name from either the missing specialsub or the
>>> actionmap for Interchange to process for you.
>> The "folder-name" changes.  I do something like the above in an
>> Autoload for GETs, but since all of my POSTs have a path like
>> "/folder-name/process.html",
> It should (but don't quote me on this) still work to rewrite the page to
> /process.html, but you need to do it in an actionmap or missing
> specialsub, not from an autoload.  Actionmap and missing specialsub have
> the advantage that they fire off before autoload (I think, again don't
> quote me on this) and you can modify the passed path and return it for
> IC to re-parse as the page name.  If it sees "process" returned from one
> of these it should treat it as a process page and continue on as expected.

No, Autoload comes first. If you are rewriting the URL in Autoload and intend to
trigger an ActionMap, set $Vend::FinalPath in Autoload, e.g. with the
following tag:

UserTag mangle_path Order path
UserTag mangle_path Routine <<EOR
sub {
	my $path = shift;
	$Vend::FinalPath = $path;


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