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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite internal redirect problem
Date Fri, 16 Sep 2005 16:21:16 GMT
On 9/16/05, Todd <> wrote:
> I have a RewriteRule to change plain html-type URL to a PHP script that
> dyanamically plugs in the content.  It looks like this...
> Alias /myalias "C:/path/to/htdocs"
> <Directory "C:/path/to/htdocs">
>     ...
>     RewriteEngine On
>     RewriteBase /myalias
>     RewriteRule ^(.*)\.html$ page_processor.php?page_requested=$1 [L]
> </Directory>
> Turned up the RewriteLogLevel (to 3) to see what's going on.  It seems to do
> the rewrite correctly, but then does an internal redirect and drops the added
> query parameter.  I've read the mod_rewrite docs and URL Rewriting Guide and I
> have tinkered with it quite a bit.
> I goal is to have the rewritten URL be
> page_processor.php?page_reqested=directory/file, but I end up with only page
> page_processor.php.  Please see below.

I'm not sure exactly what is going wrong, but a couple suggestions
that should help:

1. Put your RewriteRules in the main part of httpd.conf, rather than
in a <Directory> section.  This avoids any RewriteBase problems and
generally makes things clearer.

2. If you want to combine an Alias with a RewriteRule, you'll need the
[PT] flag on the RewriteRule.  But it is often simpler to convert the
Alias into a RewriteRule so that the order of processing becomes


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