On Oct 4, 2011, at 10:55 AM, JT wrote: > > > On Oct 4, 5:29 am, Jim Gay <j...@saturnflyer.com> wrote: >> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 10:08 PM, JT <webmas...@webproductionsinc.com> wrote: >>> Hi all, >> >>> Two questions related to the Vapor extension... >> >>> 1 - If I manually add an entry to the flow_meters table in my MySQL >>> database, how come that redirect does not take effect on my site? Even >>> restarting radiant doesn't seem to get the redirect to take effect. >> >> It should. Is the format correct? Have you verified that your regular >> expressions are correct? >> >> If you are using regular expressions, Vapor will gather them all, sort >> them, reverse them, and then loop through the collection. The >> collection is sorted and reversed so that it will attempt to match the >> more specific regular expressions first. > > This may have been user error. > > I programatically inserted a large number of records into the > flow_meters table, and then restarted radiant. However, the catch URLs > were of the format: > > /my-parent-page#some-anchor > /my-parent-page#some-other-anchor > > I was trying to have it identify and redirect based on the anchor > name, which I presume is not possible.
AFAIK, the anchor is not even sent to the server -- it's part of the local browser's job to follow that "last mile" within the page. Walter > > I was not using regular expressions. > >>> 2 - Is there a maximum number of redirects I can have? I have a >>> radiant installation that's got a lot of redirects set up (240 at the >>> moment), and most of the latest entries are not redirecting. The >>> database design and the UI seem to imply I can have an unlimited >>> number of redirects set up. >> >> There is no explicit maximum. > > The problem here seems to have been local browser cache, as the > redirects are working nicely now. > > Thanks, > > JT