[Seaside] WAKom configuration for static files does not work if image is moved to another host

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 06:28:10 UTC 2008

2008/9/10 Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name>:
> I'm developing a web application on my linux laptop. To
> be as self contained as possible I configured WAKom to
> serve the javascript and stylesheet files with the
> following configuration:
> ma := ModuleAssembly core.
> ma serverRoot: (FileDirectory default directoryNamed: 'webroot')
> fullName.
> ma alias: '/seaside' to: [ma addPlug: [:request | seaside process:
> request]].
> ma documentRoot: (FileDirectory default directoryNamed: 'webroot')
> fullName.
> ma directoryIndex: 'index.html index.htm'.
> ma serveFiles.
> (HttpService startOn: 9090 named: 'httpd') plug: ma rootModule
> This works quite well. But if I move the image to another host the
> web application works but the image does not serve the static
> files. For every request I get an 404 from Comanche.
> Any ideas? I've checked that there are no permission problems
> or similar things.

Of course, the problem is that the FileDirectory still points to the
old, no longer existing folder.

FileDirectory default directoryNamed: 'webroot'


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