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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_rewrite/proxy UDS issues
Date Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:01:52 GMT
Now that I understand the issue and the intent, let
me take a look. There might be a non-obvious but
elegant solution...

BTW: FWIW I'm traveling the next few days so (1) the T&R
will likely be pushed to next week and (2) I'll be mostly
unavail until next week anyway

On Feb 25, 2014, at 9:20 AM, Yann Ylavic <> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Yann Ylavic <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Yann Ylavic <> wrote:
>>> If fact it works if I use the following rule (sorry to have not
>>> thought about it before) :
>>>    RewriteRule "^/(.*)$" "http://localhost/$1" [P]
>>>    <Proxy "unix:/tmp/backend.sock|http://localhost" disablereuse=off>
>>>    </Proxy>
>>> Since the worker is registered without the UDS path, it's URL the http one.
>>> However this raises the question about different worker with the same
>>> (non-UDS) URL, one with UDS and the other without.
>>> Shouldn't this be checked at startup to avoid strange things to happen?
>> My bad, httpd will define the first one and reuse it for the others.
>> The <Proxy> section works well with UDS though...
>> So maybe there's no patch to apply, simply document about not using
>> the UDS part in RewriteRule.
> Only for defined workers, that could be difficult to know.
> So the UDS part should probably be handled in mod_rewrite (ie. not
> fully-qualified).
> It would then be ignored by ap_proxy_pre_request() when a defined
> worker is found (using the worker's one).

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