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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: ProxyPass does not work inside LocationMatch
Date Sun, 12 Mar 2006 07:51:28 GMT
On Sunday 12 March 2006 00:26, Ruediger Pluem wrote:
> PR 38864 (
> revealed that ProxyPass does not work inside LocationMatch if
> LocationMatch uses a regular expression (which might be a frequent
> use of it :-)). I helped the reporter by pointing him to a working
> mod_rewrite configuration that does what he needs.
> The question that remains to me is:
> Should we make ProxyPass aware of regular expressions, such
> that it works inside of a LocationMatch?

Actually it's worse than that.  But AFAICS simpler to fix.

I really, *really* should have fixed it when I fixed the same problem
in ProxyPassReverse and friends, in

The basic problem is putting directives on the server_rec and then
hacking them to work inside <Location>.  The original bug was with
ProxyPassReverse, where multiple <Location>s in a virtualhost would
just overwrite each other.   Thinking back, at the time I fixed that,
I'd just never considered using ProxyPass in <Location>, and didn't
realise it was supposed to work!

So, any reason not to apply the same fix?

Nick Kew

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