|Title|ShortURLConstructor does not work with relative InterWikiLinks
|Date|10-Feb-2006 10:41:44 EET
|Version|2.2.33, v2.3.72-cvs
|Submitter|[Christoph Sauer]
|[Bug criticality]|MediumBug
|Browser version|Firefox 1.5
|[Bug status]|ClosedBug
|[PageProvider] used|VersioningFileProvider
|Servlet Container|Tomcat 5.0.22
|Operating System|Windows
|Java version|1.5.0_02-b09

Affects both ShortURLConstructor and ShortViewURLConstructor:

The InterWiki Link [Edit:SomePage] is defined as Edit.jsp?page=%s. If ShortURLConstructor is defined, it is rendered as 
instead of

This also causes Contributed Plugins to fail which use relative links to servlets. For example the ImageXPlugin generates this relative link to a servlet:

<img src="imageServlet?page=test.png&width=250" width="250" />

With the ShortURLConstructor it points to this URL
instead of the correct mapping which is


Today I made some experiments with ShortURLConstructor and have seen similar behavior as well. Also I expierienced problems even with the Main page. In my case I had a contextPath other than "wiki".
Switched back to default and will observe this Bug.

--Christian Buchegger, 06-May-2006


Plugins should use URL generation, using the WikiContext.getURL() mechanism, which will figure out the correct URL.  The bug is thus in the plugins.

-- JanneJalkanen