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From Greg Ames <>
Subject Re: PR 17462: let mod_rewrite hard limit its internal redirects
Date Thu, 27 Feb 2003 18:32:18 GMT
André Malo wrote:
> * Mads Toftum wrote:

>>Generally I like the idea, but I'm a bit wary about setting a default value
>>other than unlimited because it could break existing configs.
> hmm, the idea behind is actually to break the configs (anyway) to prevent 
> the server from crashing. 10 internal redirects are already a lot ones. But 
> however, we could let it default to, 20, 50 or 100. I don't believe that 
> such a high value would break any config (it's probably already broken then 
> ...). YMMV. Some more opinions about that point are welcome.

It's hard for me to imagine a case where 10 mod_rewrite internal redirects for 
the same request are legitimate.  I think 10 is a fine default value.


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