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From Sorin Manolache <>
Subject Re: Using mod_rewrite in my authorization module. Need advice.
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2010 11:05:00 GMT
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 08:56, Kevac Marko <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Sorin Manolache <> wrote:
>> Try to set an apache request note in the authentication instead of
>> dynamically changing the configuration of mod_rewrite.c.
>> Thus, you'll have something like
>> RewriteRule /url %{ENV:destination}
>> The configuration would be always the same, just the value of the
>> "destination" request note changes dynamically, depending on the
>> authentication.
> Hmmmm... Interesting. Are you sure that this works?

The expansion of %{ENV:...} works in the replacement (last argument).

> Can I do something like RewriteRule %{ENV:source} %{ENV:destination} ?

No, you cannot. The expansion does not work in the pattern (the second

But the second argument can be a regular expression. Hopefully you can
write regexps for all your cases.


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