Symbolic Link

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Sun Aug 19 11:58:37 CEST 2007

mosscliffe schrieb:
> On 18 Aug, 23:49, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at> wrote:
>> mosscliffe schrieb:
>>> I am trying to create a link to a file, which I can then use in an
>>> HTML page.
>>> The system is Linux on a hosted web service, running python 2.3.
>>> Other than that I have no knowledge of the system.
>>> The link is created OK, but when I try to use it as filename for the
>>> IMG TAG, it does not get displayed.  The page source of the created
>>> page is pointing to the link as temp/test1.jpg
>>> Any ideas ?
>>> srcFile = "temp/test2.jpg"
>>> linkFile = "temp/test1.jpg"
>>> if os.path.islink(linkFile):
>>>     print "Link Exists", nl
>>>     pass
>>> else:
>>>     print "Making Link", nl
>>>     os.symlink(srcFile, linkFile)
>>> print '<BR><img src="%s">the image</IMG><BR><BR>' % linkFile
>>> print '<img src="%s">the image</IMG>' % srcFile
>> In what environment is that script running? If it's apache, it might be
>> that the apache settings disallow for following links.
>> Diez
> It is Apache.
> Can I create some override in the current directory.  I am afraid my
> Apache skills are almost zero.

As are mine. At least from the top of my head. You better ask in a more 
apache-centric forum.


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