[Moin-user] Mangled new page link with moin 1.6?

Ted Stern dodecatheon at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 15:00:26 EST 2008

On 17 Jan 2008 18:42:17 -0800, Manjula Kumar wrote:
> Hi All, Can anyone please let me know how to run the wiki on root
> hostname Mean know I have a wiki running on http://xyz/abc.I would
> like to change it to http://xyz.
> Thanks in advance,
> Manjula

I'm not too clear on this, but I think it is possible to do some kind
of DNS aliasing so that 


is translated to xyz.com/abc

I think this requires two changes, one at the DNS side and also in


> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Gerald Gutierrez <qq1 at mogeso.com>
> To: Thomas Waldmann <tw-public at gmx.de>
> Cc: moin-user at lists.sourceforge.net
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 10:36:28 AM
> Subject: Re: [Moin-user] Mangled new page link with moin 1.6?
> Hi Thomas,
> Fresh copy of moin-1.6.0.tar.gz, uncompress, immediately run moin.py and go to 
> http://localhost:8080/Something. I get exactly the same thing. It's very
> curious because it doesn't happen with my previous installation of 1.5. 
> I'm running on Mac OSX 10.5 with the Macports version of Python 2.5.1. I just
> tried it on Ubuntu 7.10 with Python 2.5.1 and it does NOT happen there. 
> I suspect somewhere in the code (maybe template engine) it is attempting to
> build the link and it is using the wrong page name (the intended page name
> instead of MissingPage). Where in this source is this located. I can try to
> track it down but no experience with moin source.
> Gerald.
> On 1/14/08, Thomas Waldmann < tw-public at gmx.de> wrote:
>     > I'm trying a new installation of moin 1.6. Followed instructions and
>     > have the standalone and CGI versions working. I can browse all available
>     > pages, create users, change themes, etc.
>     >
>     > However -- creating new pages is broken.
>     >
>     > Specifically, going to (with standalone server for simplicity)
>     > http://localhost:8080/Something gets me to the page saying "This page
>     > does not exist yet" and there is a link for "Create new empty page". The
>     > URL for that link is  http://localhost:8080/ssingPage?action=edit and
>     > not http://localhost:8080/Something?action=edit like I thought it would
>     > be. Of course it ends up creating the page "ssingPage" instead.
>     >
>     > What's happening is it is taking the name "MissingPage" and taking the N
>     > last letters from it to create the link name, where N is name length of
>     > the page I want to create. If I want to create the page "Hello", the
>     > page it tries to create is "gPage".
>     >
>     > What's going on?
>     That would be nice to know. :)
>     The strange thing is that we use the standalone server all the time for
>     testing and we never had such a problem with it.
>     I suggest you file a bug report on the moin wiki and give much more
>     details. Try it with a fresh download of the moin dist archive and just
>     unpack it (don't do other changes or configuration) and start ./moin.py
>     and try to reproduce your problem.
>     Give Python and OS Version in your bug report.
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