[kwlug-disc] Drupal bug?

john at netdirect.ca john at netdirect.ca
Mon Jul 13 11:51:46 EDT 2009


kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 07/13/2009 10:40:27 AM:

> From: Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com>
> 
> Congratulation on the conversion to Drupal!

It's long overdue and we hope that the in-browser updating will give us 
less reason to delay updates.
 
> Looking at the HTML source, I see this:
>
> <li><a href="barry/install.php">Install Barry from binary 
packages</a></li>
> 
> <li><a href="barry/cvs.php">Compile Barry from tarball, CVS, or 
git</a></li>
>
> If you change that to 
>
> <li><a href="/barry/install.php">Install Barry from binary 
packages</a></li>
> 
> <li><a href="/barry/cvs.php">Compile Barry from tarball, CVS, or 
git</a></li>
>
> Making it an absolute URL, the issue goes away.

We try to avoid absolute URLs since that limits portability of trees of 
information. Is that an old-fashioned file-based web server idea or do 
Drupal web masters still try to use relative URLs when possible?
 
> Also, this module helps by eliminating all trailing slashes.
> 
> http://drupal.org/project/globalredirect

Worked like a charm.

Thanks,

John Van Ostrand
Net Direct Inc.
 
CTO, co-CEO
564 Weber St. N. Unit 12
map
 
Waterloo, ON N2L 5C6
 
john at netdirect.ca
Ph: 866-883-1172
ext.5102
Linux Solutions / IBM Hardware
Fx: 519-883-8533
 





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