[Moin-user] url parsing strangeness, need to click twice on urls with Apache mod_python?

Lukasz Szybalski szybalski at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 11:24:53 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 3:18 PM, George Oliver <georgeolivergo at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi, I'm getting some strangeness with our wiki on Apache. What happens is I need to click twice on a link to go to that link's page. When you click once on a link, the page reloads and then you get links that look like this:
> http://matingball.com/matingballwiki//CategoryMuds/CategoryMuds
> Here are the Apache directives:
> DocumentRoot "/home/matingball/www"
> ServerName matingball.com
> #ScriptAlias /matingballwiki "/home/matingball/www/matingballwiki/cgi-bin/moin.cgi"
> <Location /matingballwiki>
>    SetHandler python-program
>    # Add the path of your wiki directory
>    PythonPath "['/home/matingball/www/matingballwiki'] + sys.path"
>    PythonHandler MoinMoin.request::RequestModPy.run
> </Location>
> <Directory "/home/matingball/www">
> allow from all
> Options +Indexes
> </Directory>
> Alias /wiki "/usr/share/moin/htdocs/"
> I found a similar problem described here:
> http://osdir.com/ml/web.wiki.moin.general/2005-12/msg00074.html
> http://moinmo.in/MoinMoinBugs/ClickTwiceFirstLink
> However I wasn't able to get a solution with my interpretation of those methods (and we'd like to use mod_python still). Anyone have some ideas?

Read http://moinmo.in/HelpOnInstalling/ApacheWithModPython

especially the part that says to add:

 PythonOption Location /mywiki

this will solve your problem.


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