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From Craig Dunigan <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Rewrite attributes in document...
Date Fri, 08 Apr 2005 19:04:38 GMT
On Fri, 8 Apr 2005, Maldonado, Daniel CW2 CTARNG wrote:

> OK, I googled, yahooed and read enough documentation to try and solve this
> problem on my own.  
> I am at a loss and I hope one of you can help me.
> I need to know if there is a way the httpd server can parse every returned
> html/xml page and replace every instance of a pattern on said page.
> For example, if a page contains the following tag:
> <img src="">
> Replace every instance of that tag with:
> <img src="/dire/myimage.jpg">
> Mod_rewrite and others helped with the actual URL in the address but not
> with the contents of the html/xml page.
> Anyone have a suggestion?
> Daniel Maldonado
> Programmer Analyst

AFAIK, Apache by itself does nothing with the contents of a file it
serves.  You can write your own content handler with the Apache API, and
make Apache do almost anything you want, but wouldn't it just be simpler
to use sed or perl to change the pages directly?  Unless you're on 
Windows, then I'd suggest a good web site management tool like 

Craig Dunigan
IS Technical Services Specialist (I don't know what it means, either)
Middleware - Enterprise Info Systems - Department of Info Technology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

opinions expressed are my own, not the University's

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