AW: [opencms-dev] Fighting with Global VARs and Configs
opencms at recordcaster.de
Fri Dec 16 17:32:50 CET 2005
the cms.link-Feature didn't work in the @include tag. If I understand it
right, a plaintext filename is required. A cms.link raises an error :-(
Kai Schliemann schrieb:
>for your first approach (@ include) you just have to clear the flex cache
>after changing the included file.
>Absolute paths should work as well (use "cms.link" to make sure it works in
>both off- and online project). Although I never tested it.
>>Von: opencms-dev-bounces at opencms.org
>>[mailto:opencms-dev-bounces at opencms.org]Im Auftrag von Anatol
>>Gesendet: Freitag, 16. Dezember 2005 12:02
>>An: The OpenCms mailing list
>>Betreff: [opencms-dev] Fighting with Global VARs and Configs
>>I just develop a complex webapp and have many params which I need in
>>many JSPs. For example: CONTENT_DIR, IMAGE_DIR, ARTICLE_CONF,
>>HEAD_WIDTH, FOOT_HEIGHT, etc.
>>Some params are absolute terms, but some have to calculate for every
>>What is the best way to configure theses constant VARs: within a
>>XmlContentFile (very user friendly! :) but what says the performance? )
>>or in a simple textfile like:
>>String HEAD_WIDTH = "500";
>>String FOOT_WIDTH = "500";
>>String HEAD_HEIGHT = "200";
>>String FOOT_HEIGHT = "100";
>>String FOOT_COLOR = "#AA13BC";
>>And what is the best way to import these VARs into the several JSPs?
>>The <%@ include file="all_the_vars_file" %> is very unhandy, cause if I
>>change a line in the included file "all_the_vars_file", I've to reopen
>>and save all the files used the file "all_the_vars_file". Upto 3 files
>>no problem ;) but I've round about 30 files (or more?) in diffrent
>>folders - very unlovely ;)
>>A second problem is, it seems I can only include relative pathnames :/
>>The other way <cms:include file="all_the_vars_file"> works here for the
>>first view much better. Changing the VARs in "all_the_vars_file" and
>>including is plain sailing. But: to access the VARs is very ugly :( The
>>cms:included file have their own namespace. So all the VARs I've to fire
>>into the request ( request.setAttribute("VAR_NAME", VAR_VALUE); ). And
>>in every JSP needing some VARs I 've to fishing in the request for them.
>>( request.getAttribute("VAR_NAME") ) That results in inflated
>>How to solve that? Have you any idea? Many thanks!
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