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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite - Reverse Proxying CGIs with PATH_INFO to a Backend
Date Sat, 07 May 2005 07:05:11 GMT
Keith Bare wrote:

> RewriteRule /(.*\.cgi)$ http://cgi-backend/$1 [P]
> but this fails for CGI scripts that use PATH_INFO.

Of course it does.  The $ means it matches only at the
end of a URL.  If the string ".cgi" is sufficient to identify
the URL as CGI, then just add another .* before closing your

Nick Kew

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