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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] serving two filesystem trees "overlaid"
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2004 16:50:24 GMT

On Tue, 27 Jan 2004, Andrew Pimlott wrote:

> Is it possible (in Apache 1) to have a URL path map to two (or more)
> filesystem paths, using the first file found?  So the effect is like
> one filesystem tree overlaid on another.

> I can probably hack up some solution in mod_rewrite or mod_perl, but
> I wondered if there is a more idiomatic way to do this.  If not, can
> you think of any other way to achieve my goal?

mod_rewrite is the standard way to do this.  See "search pages in more
than one directory" under


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