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From "Eric Covener" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] close to success with RewriteRule
Date Tue, 16 Sep 2008 17:18:27 GMT
On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Alain Roger <> wrote:
> Hi,
> i'm closed to succeed with RewriteRule, i just have 1 last issue
> when i use:
> RewriteRule ^(de|en|fr)/welcome/$    /welcome/index.php?lang=$1 [L]
> everything which looks like en/welcome will be rewritten
> /welcome/index.php?lang=en
> this works fine... i only have 1 problem. /welcome/... does not exist in the
> current context.
> it exists only as http://my_ip_address/myroot/welcome/
> so i tried to use RewriteBase /my_ip_address/myroot/ but without success.
> how can i redirect each rule to http://my_ip_address/myroot/ ?
> (without hardcoding each rewriterule as following: RewriteRule
> ^(de|en|fr)/welcome/$
> http://my_ip_address/myroot/welcome/index.php?lang=$1 [L])

Your rules are in htaccess. if you drop the leading slash of your
replacement string, ti will be interpeted as relative to your
RewriteBase (but your RewriteBase can't just be made up, it has to be
the URL that got you there)

Eric Covener

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