[Pmwiki-users] Re: PATH_INFO (was: Setting page-level passwords)

pmwiki@mdrain.mailshell.com pmwiki
Mon Sep 8 23:21:37 CDT 2003

Thanks!  This fixed the problem.

>From "Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at pobox.com> on 8 Sep 2003:

> On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 08:17:00PM -0700, pmwiki at mdrain.mailshell.com
> wrote:
> > Oops.  I spoke too soon.  Setting $EnablePathInfo=1 in my local.php
> does 
> > change my URLs to the appropriate format and updates them in the
> browser's 
> > address bar when I click an internal link, but the pages don't change
> to 
> > match the URL.  They stay on Main.HomePage unless I click a link that 
> > has an ?action attached; then everything works as expected.
> > 
> > I've reviewed pmwiki.php and searched for help online, but I don't 
> > understand what's going on.  What am I missing?
> The problem is that PmWiki isn't reading the PATH_INFO line because
> it thinks that the cgi-bin configuration doesn't support it.  Try making
> it
> explicit--at the beginning of your local.php file, try setting:
>   $EnablePathInfo = 1;
>   if (!$pagename) $pagename=@substr($HTTP_SERVER_VARS['PATH_INFO'],1);
> and see if that resolves the problem.  I'm hoping to come up with
> a version of PmWiki that resolves this problem, but so far I haven't
> found the magic incantation for autodetection--what works in one
> configuration
> causes another one to fail.  :-(
> Pm

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