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From "Vincent Bray" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] RewriteRule exposing system directories
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2007 20:34:08 GMT
On 13/12/2007, Samuel Vogel <> wrote:
> I don't understand why it worked beforehand with my insecure RewriteRule.
> Also in my opinion mod_rewrite should/does not change the path, it just
> makes it appear different!?
> For example, when I call "" it works, but
> "" it does not work. Rewriting looks like this now:
> RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.samy\.domain\.de
> RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?([a-z0-9-]+)\.samy\.domain\.de
> RewriteRule (.*) %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/%2/$1 [L]
> Why does this break relative paths?

That's hard to say without seeing the rewrite log. I don't know if ../
would be interpreted as part of the path in this case (I would guess
not, but check your error log for the paths of your 404s).


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