On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 10:08 PM, James Nykiel wrote:
> Hi,
>
>  I am new to Ruby / eRuby templating and need some help converting from
>  PHP, I have two web pages that do what I need using PHP but I can figure
>  out how to do the same with Ruby / eRuby templating, could  someone
>  please have a look and guide me?
>
>  What seems to be happening is that the Ruby / eRuby variable? $file is
>  being set to menu.rhtml while the PHP variable? $file is being set to
>  index.php, which is what I want the Ruby / eRuby to do also.

Hi,

try using ENV['SCRIPT_FILENAME'] or $0 instead of __FILE__.

__FILE__ is always the name of *current* file (i.e. the one being parsed).
$0 is the name of the "started" file (the one that was started from outside).
SCRIPT_FILENAME is CGI variable.

Note: not tested, just hints.

Jano