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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: 2.4 rewritebase
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:53:16 GMT
On 18.02.2013 21:47, Rainer Jung wrote:
> On 18.02.2013 21:36, Eric Covener wrote:
>>> Ok, so 2.2.23 had not suffered this regression yet?  If not, we should
>>> just move ahead and then can consider any improved behavior in 2.2.x.
>>> There are no changes to mod_rewrite in 2.2.x since 2.2.23 was tagged.
>> 2.2.23 has _a_ rewritebase regression reported a number of places. My
>> recent fire drill was a regression in the fix for that original
>> regression.
>> I'd like it in, but appreciate tough spot as RM -- your call.
> Same here.
> The regression in 2.2.23 is that RewriteBase started to get merged in
> 2.2.23. It wasn't before. This seems to have broken certain setups. PR
> 53963.
> Eric has provided a "RewriteOptions MergeBase" which is off by default
> (no more merging) and allows to switch the bahvior on if wanted. The
> first impl of that had a bug, which is why we had a last minute change
> to it today.

Two more data points for 2.2:

- the merging of RewriteBase was a side effect of

  *) mod_rewrite: Fix the RewriteEngine directive to work within a
     location. Previously, once RewriteEngine was switched on globally,
     it was impossible to switch off.

- the commit was r1375113



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