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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite E flag does not set env. variable
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2008 12:12:20 GMT
On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 11:20 +0100, Krist van Besien wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Thorsten Scherler
> <thorsten.scherler.ext@juntadeandalucia.es> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> >  I am trying to use the E flag in some of my rewrite rules but without
> >  suggest.
> >
> >  I have following configuration:
> >  RewriteMap portadaboja txt:/opt/datos/httpd/redirect.txt
> >  RewriteRule "^/BOJA$"
> >  "http://%{HTTP_HOST}/boja/${portadaboja:boletin}" [E=FOCUS:true,R]
> >
> >  The redirect works fine but when I use in my ssi the following:
> >  <!--#set var="focus" value="$FOCUS" -->
> >  1. <!--#echo var="focus" -->
> >  2. <!--#echo var="FOCUS" -->
> >  3. <!--#echo var="%{ENV:FOCUS}" -->
> >
> >  The out put is:
> >  1. 2. 3. (none)
> >
> >  I am using apache2 as package from Ubuntu (2.2.3-3.2ubuntu2.1).
> >
> >  Can somebody explain me what I am doing wrong?
> 
> You are doing a redirect. Which means that after the rule matches the
> client gets a response and starts a _new_ request. The apache  process
> handling this new request does not have access to environment
> variables set in a previous request.
> 
> Krist

Thanks very much Krist for this explanation. So I need to find a
workaround.

salu2

> 
-- 
Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions


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