Coldbox [5.6.x] deploying to subdirectory of webroot

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Gary Gilbert

Sep 21, 2020, 6:36:59 AM9/21/20
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Hi all,

Im stuck on a CF11 server and need to set up a coldbox app I am building in a subdirectory of the webroot.. 

I have a mapping set up to coldbox, but I am getting the following error

Error building: Renderer@coldbox -> Could not find the included template includes/helpers/ApplicationHelper.cfm.
Note: If you wish to use an absolute template path (for example, template="/mypath/index.cfm") with include, you must create a mapping for the path using the ColdFusion Administrator. Or, you can use per-application settings to specify mappings specific to this application by specifying a mappings struct to THIS.mappings in Application.cfc. <br> Using relative paths (for example, template="index.cfm" or template="../index.cfm") does not require the creation of any special mappings. It is therefore recommended that you use relative paths with include whenever possible.. 

I then changed the path to the absolute path as a test (D:\dev\samplecbapp\includes\helpers/ApplicationHelper.cfm ) in config/coldbox.cfc which then brought the following error.

Error building: Renderer@coldbox -> Error loading UDF library: D:\dev\samplecbapp\includes\helpers/ApplicationHelper.cfm  
The UDF library was not found. Please make sure you verify the file location.. 

I inspected the file and its empty with the exception of a comment ..

is there some setting I am missing in order to make this possible?

Thanks in advance,


Luis Majano

Sep 21, 2020, 10:15:05 AM9/21/20
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Hi Gary,

That file is the application helper which get’s injected on several layers( interceptors, handlers, layouts and views). However, if you are not using it, then just remove the setting.  
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