[Catalyst] Multiple path for the same action

Julien Sobrier julien at sobrier.net
Fri Feb 19 05:10:51 GMT 2010

Thank you for pointing me to the right direction.

It looks like I could associates a new path with existing actions by
accessing $c->dispatcher


On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 10:47 PM, Eden Cardim <edencardim at gmail.com> wrote:

>    Julien> I want to let users decide how to name their URL.  For
>    Julien> example, by default, the url looks like this: /home/Julien
>    Julien> But people can decide to change /home with anything they
>     Julien> want through an administration panel: /name/Julien
>     Julien> /first-name/Julien /my-website/Julien etc.
> The politically correct way to do it would be to create your own
> dispatch type. See Catalyst::DispatchType and the built-in dispatch
> types (Catalyst::DispatchType::*) for that.
> Or, a simpler way to hack it in would be:
> sub foo :Chained('/') PathPart('') Args(2) {
>    my($self, $c, $prefix, $username) =3D @_;
>    $c->user->check_prefix($prefix) or $c->detach('/error_404');
> }
> Also, make sure you store the old prefixes and redirect to the new ones
> adequately as to not break the web.
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