[development] Accommodating a second base_url

Jeff Greenberg jeff at ayendesigns.com
Thu Oct 29 23:36:20 UTC 2009

Daniel F. Kudwien wrote:

> Whatever you do, if you think you need to alter $base_url, then you are most
> likely approaching your task at hand wrongly.
> Drupal usually sets up $base_url correctly and you should not alter that
> value.  If you need conditional settings per site, then you should look into
> Drupal's multi-site support.
> sun
Daniel, don't know if I agree with that. If two url's map to the same 
directory, how would Drupal know which one to use? I would think it's 
using the domain it was installed on. Would its value change based on 
the http request? If not, then it has to be done programatically.

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