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From "Krist van Besien" <krist.vanbes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite question
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2008 07:08:56 GMT
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 17:21, Jason Pruim <japruim@raoset.com> wrote:
It is case 1 that I want. I want people to be able to type in:
> HTTP://www.raoset.com/jasonpruim112 and have my script at:
> HTTP://www.raoset.com/purl/purl.php?purl=jasonpruim112 take over control.

OK, than this rule:
RewriteRule  /(.*)       /purl/purl.php?purl=$1

Should do it.

>
> I tried the rewrite rule you supplied in a .htaccess file with no luck...

Using rewrite rules in .htaccess files is tricky. If you have access
to your webserver's config (as you apparently have) it is better to
have it in your config file. Try that first.

Also add this to your config:
RewriteLog   <some logfile name>
RewriteLogLevel 9

you will then get a rewrite log showing everything that happens, which
is great for finding out problems.

And finally, read the doc:

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/rewrite/

Krist

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