Okay, I've posted a proof of concept. Please keep in mind that this
could be dangerous in terms of security, although I've done a couple of
things to make it safer. Also, there's currently a buglet in
acquisition that makes it so that you can only perform the actions on
the symlink which "anonymous" is allowed to do.
Andre Schubert wrote:
> i have read the two messages about Soft Link, and i tried to work with it,
> because it it very important for my Product.
> The problem is that the Soft Link class won't work and i don't know why.
> I use zope 2.2.2 and python 1.5.2.
> -SoftLink to testdtmldoc
> In myproduct i have the following function, the class SoftLink is the same
> as of Shane Hathaway.
> I wan't to add a SoftLink in myproductfolder which links to testdtmldoc.
> When i call the function manage_addSoftLink nothing happens??
> def manage_addSoftLink(self, REQUEST=None):
> Whats going wrong, or did i missunderstand something?
> Who can help?
> Shane Hathaway schrieb:
> > [cut]
> > Try this. I failed to account for the fact that sometimes the object is
> > not in context and therefore the linked object will not be found.
> > def __of__(self, parent):
> > try:
> > ob = self.restrictedTraverse(self.path)
> > except:
> > # We're not in context or the object was not found. Default to
> > self.
> > return self
> > else:
> > return getattr(ob, 'aq_base', ob).__of__(parent)
> > Keep in mind, though, that there are all kinds of security
> > implications. Someone will have to think hard about security before
> > this is viable.
> > OTOH perhaps it's really simple. Try this as the last line instead:
> > return getattr(ob, 'aq_inner', ob).__of__(parent)
> > This way, the security context might be retained. If it doesn't work,
> > try changing the last line to:
> > return ob.__of__(parent)
> > Shane
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