[nycphp-talk] Many pages: one script
dell at sala.ca
Sun Aug 5 14:26:41 EDT 2007
On Aug 5, 2007, at 1:42 PM, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> For the system I'm designing that simply won't work. In Java
> servlet environments it's relatively trivial to map one servlet to
> an entire directory structure, so that it handles all requests for
> all pages within that hierarchy.
> Is there any *reasonable* way to do this in PHP?
Here's an example of how to do it without using mod_rewrite. The
basic idea is to build a front-controller that parses the $_SERVER
['PATH_INFO'] variable, and delegates the request appropriately for
* gotcha: I've had problems getting this to work when php is
installed as a CGI.
> The only way I've ever seen is what WordPress does: use mod_rewrite
> [...] I am impressed by this hack, but it's way too kludgy for me
> to be comfortable with.
I agree, I'm not fond of the mod_rewrite solution. However, I've
found that to be the only reliable method when php is running as a CGI.
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