[development] base_path() not returning path to Drupal root
Tomas J. Fulopp
tomi at vacilando.org
Fri Sep 21 10:30:13 UTC 2007
I have one other question I am pondering for a crazy long time - I
wonder if it's a bug in the core...?
An user has Drupal installed in www.example.com/foldera/folderb/ and in
there a files folder ( thus www.example.com/foldera/folderb/files/ )
In my module, I need to determine the path to the 'files' folder
relative to the domain name (example.com)
So I've used file_directory_path() .. that gave me just 'files'.
Then I've used base_path() hoping that it would give me
/foldera/folderb/ this way
base_path() . file_directory_path()
but the result was
I see this issue was discussed at length at
http://lists.drupal.org/archives/support/2006-03/msg00042.html but there
are no clear conclusions, and anyway, that's a thread from March 2006.
So I wonder whether there is a clean solution for this.
I'm on Drupal 5.2, btw.
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