[Mediawiki-l] interwiki transclusion with images - second try

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 18:00:58 UTC 2007

Andreas Rindler wrote:
> I got NFS to work. So I can now use a shared upload directory across
> two remote machines (e.g. a link [[Image:file.jpg]] that isn't found
> locally but exists in the remote wiki directory will be properly
> displayed).
> Transclusion, however, is still now displaying the images within an
> article. If I check the html source then I can see that the img scr
> attribute points to a relative path on the remote wiki that is not
> resolved by the browser (hence, it displays stub box with a hyperlink
> to the image article on the remote wiki).
> So setting $wgUploadBaseUrl=$wgServer; would solve this problem again,
> but then I wouldn't need the whole NFS setup again.
> Any ideas how to get transclusion with images to work without
> $wgUploadBaseUrl=$wgServer; ?
> Btw, $wgUploadBaseUrl=$wgServer; causes a wrong path if the remote
> wiki installation is not in the top level directory (yoursite.com) but
> in a sub directory (yoursite.com/wiki).

Then you should be using $wgUploadBaseUrl='yoursite.com/wiki'.

The NFS setuup is so you can make thumbnails of shared images, which 
your previous trick didn't achieve.

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