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From wi <icebat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Looking for RewriteRule regex aid
Date Fri, 29 Feb 2008 00:53:13 GMT
This was exactly what I needed. Thanks.

I was in the vicinity, but the piece that I was missing was the initial (\d+).

cheers
Wayne

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 3:30 AM, Krist van Besien
<krist.vanbesien@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 7:23 AM, wi <icebattle@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> > Hi all
>  >
>  >  I have a need to create a RewriteRule that will take something like
>  >
>  >  /clubhouse/1234567/mediafile.jpg
>  >
>  >  and turn it into
>  >
>  >  /clubhouse/1/2/3/4/5/6/7/mediafile.jpg
>  >
>  >  It seems like a relatively simple thing, but the number of digits in
>  >  the source URI could be anything between 1 and 18, so the regex starts
>  >  getting a bit hairy.
>  >
>  >  Before I get too desperate, perhaps someone with potent regex chops
>  >  would like to take a shot at it!
>
>  You'll need to "loop".
>
>  RewriteRule   /clubhouse/(\d+)(\d)/(.*)       /clubhouse/$1/$2/$3    [N]
>
>  This rule will match as long as there are two consecutive digits, and
>  will split of one digit. The N flag causes rewriting to start again
>  with the new url. So this will be repeatedly evaluated until there are
>  no more consecutive digits....
>
>  So /clubhouse/1234567/mediafile.jpg
>  becomes /clubhouse/123456/7/mediafile.jpg
>  then /clubhouse/12345/6/7/mediafile.jpg
>  and so on
>  till you get /clubhouse/1/2/3/4/5/6/7/mediafile.jpg
>
>  If you have more rewrite rules it is probably best to put this one at the start.
>
>
>  Krist
>
>
>
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Cheers
Wayne

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