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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Intra-server redirections in .htaccess
Date Thu, 19 Sep 1996 09:32:34 GMT
Michael Smith wrote:
> 
> Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> > 
> > No, please don't start hacking an ErrorDocument as I did in the old days.
> > There is a much simpler solution: just use mod_rewrite and the following code
> > in the .htaccess file of /here:
> > 
> >     RewriteEngine on
> >     RewriteRule   ^flob\.html$  /there/lob.html
> > 
> > This will do a internal redirect. Try it out...
> > 
> 
> Dear Ralf,
> 
> Thanks for your advice - I have looked at your module and it looks very
> powerful.  I am rather wary of using it though, as it makes my apache
> binary nearly 20% bigger (184356->226840).  I haven't tested it out but
> I guess that one would have to be careful about using it in httpd.conf;
> as then each URL would be parsed which would make the server slower. 
> 
> I'm not very experienced with servers though - do you think my
> reservations are important or not?

The reservation about size is not important, IMHO. An extra 40k of shared code
is hardly going to break the RAM bank...

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Thanks for any further advice
> 
> Michael Smith

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