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From "Andrew Dixon" <and...@andrewdixon.co.uk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] RewriteMap issue - Escaping a space
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2007 08:55:31 GMT
Hi Joshua.

Worked like a dream. Thanks.

Andrew.

On 19/07/07, Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca> wrote:
>
> On 7/19/07, Andrew Dixon <andrew@andrewdixon.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > I tried using the THE_REQUEST, but that get a space in it as well as it
> > gives:
> >
> > GET /sub_page.cfm/title/Paris
> > Outbound/section/General/editID/337
> >
> > And there is space between the GET and the URI. I also tried several of
> the
> > other variables, REQUEST_URI and REQUEST_FILENAME, but they either
> contain
> > the space or not the whole string. The rewrite rules are:
> >
> > RewriteMap theMap txt:/tmp/theMap.txt
> >  RewriteCond ${theMap:$1┬ŽNotFound} !NotFound
> > RewriteRule ^/(.*) ${theMap:$1} [R=301,L]
>
> My other idea was something like the following:
>
> RewriteRule "(.*) (.*)" $1SPACE$2
> RewriteCond ${theMap:$1┬ŽNotFound} !NotFound
> RewriteRule ^/(.*) ${theMap:$1} [R=301]
>
> And, of course, in your map file you would need to replace any space
> with the string SPACE. (Again, you'll need to check the rewriteLog to
> see how to actually do that first match. It is possible that you need
> to match against %20 rather than a raw space. I've never tried it.)
> And another caveat: this will only work for one space in the URL. You
> could add more RewriteRules to get more spaces, and could probably
> handle an arbitrary number with some added complication.
>
> Joshua.
>
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