[Mediawiki-l] help with a Interwiki link problem

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Sat Feb 26 06:28:24 UTC 2005


Alexis Lopez-Garcia wrote:
> I am running a wiki with MediaWiki 1.4rc1 and I wanted to allow users
> to access local files in their computer from the wiki by defining a
> set of interwiki links thus,
>
> lfc               file:///C:/$1
[snip]
> Well it does not work. The interwiki link is interpreted correctly but
> when you press the link nothing happens. What is the problem? And
> could it be done any other way?

Please see:
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_FAQ#Is_it_somehow_possible_to_use_a_FILE_URI-Qualifier_for_local_intranets_e.g._.5Bfile:.2F.2Flocalhost.2FC:_C-Drive.5D_.3F

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)
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