[Mediawiki-l] Re: /w/

Saurav Pathak saurav at sas.upenn.edu
Fri Dec 24 17:11:27 UTC 2004

Ashar Voultoiz [Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 03:45:40PM +0100]:

+  Saurav Pathak wrote:
+  >hi all,
+  >
+  >i have followed the mediwiki user guides and it is mentioned that
+  >the script directories and the upload directories are in /w/,
+  >whereas the rest is in /wiki/.  how do i do it?  i tried looking
+  >for some documentation on this but found none.  except for
+  >http://www.linux-magazine.com/issue/42/Mediawiki.pdf under section
+  >"hardening".  but it seems a little dated.   I shall be happy with
+  >some pointers.
+  >
+  >i use rewrite rules.
+  >
+  >thanks,
+  >saurav
+  Hello Saurav,
+  Have a look at:
+   http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Apache_config#mod_rewrite

hi Ashar,

thanks for your reply.  i don't think i quite understand how to
separate out /w/ and /wiki/.  at the moment i have mediawiki
installed at /wiki/ right out of the box.  the rewrite rules are 
in /wiki/.htaccess, and LocalSettings.php are appropriately tweaked.  
i still haven't figured out how to put the scripts and the images 
somewhere else not accessible directly. 

thanks for your help.


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