[pmwiki-users] problem on reference local files

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Mar 13 08:53:00 CST 2006

On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 09:22:29AM +0100, Giorgio Malaspina wrote:
>    Hello,
>    I've a problem... I'm using PmWiki in order to collect documentation, but
>    in order to avoid duplicate files already stored on a file server I want
>    to link to these files without move to another server.
>    My idea is to point to these ones in the following way:
>    file://servername/directory/file.doc
>    I already use this with another wiky (OddMuse, that I want to substitute
>    whith PmWiki...)
>    Now, I've tried to use this notation but doesn't works... I've tried also
>    file:///servername/directory/file.doc
>    but the result is the same...
>    Any idea about that?  Is necessary a particular setup?

The file:... notation is supposed to work just fine in PmWiki --
see http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/FileMarkup.

Is it not becoming a link at all, or is the problem simply that
the link is going to the wrong place?


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