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Subject svn commit: r1379702 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite.xml
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2012 07:01:22 GMT
Author: humbedooh
Date: Sat Sep  1 07:01:22 2012
New Revision: 1379702

backport r1379321: Note that using rewrites with a file-path substitution in a .htaccess file
will look for files relative to your document root, not relative to your file system root.


Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite.xml
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/mod/mod_rewrite.xml Sat Sep  1 07:01:22 2012
@@ -1220,7 +1220,9 @@ cannot use <code>$N</code> in the substi
         you specify a <em>Substitution</em> string of
         <code>/www/file.html</code>, then this will be treated as a
         URL-path <em>unless</em> a directory named <code>www</code>
-        exists at the root or your file-system, in which case it will
+        exists at the root or your file-system (or, in the case of 
+        using rewrites in a <code>.htaccess</code> file, relative to
+        your document root), in which case it will
         be treated as a file-system path. If you wish other
         URL-mapping directives (such as <directive
         module="mod_alias">Alias</directive>) to be applied to the

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