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Bounces or redirects requests to missing static files
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Bounces or redirects requests to missing static files. Partially inspired by http://menendez.com/blog/using-django-as-pass-through-image-proxy/

I.e. could be useful when you want to run the server with production database locally and have user uploaded content fetched transparently from production site.

Options: :mode - [ :off, :bounce, # returns 404 to any request to static URL, :fallback ] # any request to static URL is redirected to options[:fallback_static_url] :static_path_regex - Regexp which matches the path to your static files. Along the lines of the Capistrano conventions defaults to %r{/system/(audios|photos|videos)} :fallback_static_url - URL of the production site

To use with Rails install as a plugin:

script/plugin install git://github.com/dolzenko/rack-static_fallback.git

then add the following to your config/environments/development.rb

config.middleware.insert_after ::Rack::Lock,
                               ::Rack::StaticFallback, :mode => :fallback,
                                                       :static_path_regex => %r{/system/uploads},
                                                       :fallback_static_url => "http://myproductionsite.com/"
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