[pmwiki-users] lots of problems when redirecting or rewriting URLs
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Sun Jan 15 09:13:31 CST 2006
I'm trying to shorten the URLs:
or even better to
How can I achieve this when my PmWiki is located in
First of all, I only have very basic knowledge of Linux but have a
dedicated Debian server for free (donated to the SpamPal project) so I
can't ask my provider to help me for all the little Linux things I might
I read http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Christian/RedirectURI and tried all
three ideas with my paths but nothing worked.
I also have access to the Apache httpd.conf but adding a line like
Alias /pmwiki/ /var/www/spampal.de/htdocs/pmwiki
Alias /wiki "/var/www/spampal.de/htdocs/pmwiki/pmwiki.php"
didn't work as well.
What makes the ideas on http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/CleanUrls
very complicated are the comments in between. There are several comments
for shorter and/or better alternatives but also some comments with
drawbacks for them.
I don't quite know what is the best working solution which is
recommended. This is very frustrating because I really tried dozens of
very similar and completely different solutions but haven't succeed so far.
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