Forum: Ruby on Rails Does the option :host work in link_to?

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Shiwei (Guest)
on 2007-05-28 13:39
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I used the following code line in a View file on machine
<%= link_to "GoToAnotherHost", { :protocol => "http", :host =>
"", :controller => "admin", :action => "list" }
However the result is: the link "GoToAnotherHost" is always pointed to rather than
I.e., the :host doesn't take effect at all!
What's wrong with this? Do you meet the same problem?

Many Thanks!
lanzm (Guest)
on 2007-05-28 14:05
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use :only_path and the procotol like "http://" (see below) not what
one would expect, but its mentioned in the manual.

    <%= link_to "GoToAnotherHost",
      :only_path => false,
      :protocol => "http://",
      :host => "",
      :controller => "admin",
      :action => "list"
MichaelLatta (Guest)
on 2007-05-28 19:08
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You should be able to link_to a string rather than a hash.  Since
routes vary from site to site the hash would be risky in any event.

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