Forum: Ruby on Rails protect to_xml and/or disabled other format

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fmh (Guest)
on 2009-02-03 11:51
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how protect to_xml and disabled other format or accpet only html

example : if user type in url www.mysite/controller.xml , i want to
redirect to another controller.

it's possible to use a routes to do that ?
Jeff E. (Guest)
on 2009-02-03 22:39
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one way would be a before_filter, e.g.

class ApplicationController < ActionController::Base

  before_filter :trap_xml

  def trap_xml
    if params[:format] == 'xml' && params[:action] != 'my_xml_action'
      redirect_to :controller => 'my_xml_controller', :action =>

fmh (Guest)
on 2009-02-04 19:38
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yes it's this.
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