The filename ViewHelper strips the Bigace root directory from an absolute filename. This is useful to prevent information disclosure. Just pass a filename (like a log stacktrace) and you can be sure that no path information are leaked.
→ Since BIGACE 3.0
Further infos at the ViewHelper filename() PHPDoc.
The $url is the (absolute) filename that should be cleaned.
This example assumes that Bigace is installed in “/var/www/bigace/”:
<?php echo "Filename: " . $this->filename('/var/www/bigace/library/Bigace/Bigace_Hooks.php'); ?>
would result in the output: