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From "Musachy Barroso" <>
Subject Re: [S2] equivalent to S1's <html:base/>
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2008 20:15:20 GMT
You shouldn't need to use <base> at all. Just use the "url" tag to
build urls to any resource/urls you need, and it will take care of
adding the context to the url for you.


On 8/12/08, Pierre Thibaudeau <> wrote:
> The essence of my question rested specifically on the:
> %{somethingOrOther}...
> On one system where I run my application, the base path is
> On the other, it is http://localhost:8080/myapp/
> <html:base/> took care of that seamlessly.  I suppose I could use one given
> action as base reference:  <s:url action="home" />,
> but that particular example would force me to rewrite all the relative
> references (because the home action's base path is one hierarchical degree
> removed from the current base path). which is a potential solution, since
> that would be done once and for all (even though it would be tedious to have
> to do it).
> Before I embark on this, though, I would love to get people's advice on the
> wisest standard for a base path.  In particular, something which would be
> robust with respect to deployment on several Tomcat setups that have
> different path configurations.
> 2008/8/12 Musachy Barroso <>
>> yes, that would work, or a lil bit more readable:
>> <s:url id="baseUrl "value="%{somethingOrOther}"/>
>> <base href="${baseUrl}" />

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