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From "Eric Covener" <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: mod_rewrite rule
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 02:02:21 GMT
On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 8:59 PM, Seb <spluque@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Nov 2008 20:49:39 -0500,
> "Eric Covener" <covener@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 8:35 PM, Seb <spluque@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 4 Nov 2008 20:21:39 -0500,
>>> "Eric Covener" <covener@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> and my user needs to have a directory Path/ have a lower case URI (as
>>> http://some.host.com/~user/path).  With the rule I tried:
>
>
>>> RewriteRule ^path(.*)$ Path$1 [last]
>
>>> I get:
>
>>> ---<---------------cut here---------------start-------------->--- Not
>>> Found The requested URL /home/user/WWW/Path was not found on this
>>> server.  ---<---------------cut
>>> here---------------end---------------->---
>
>>> which is closer.  WWW is the directory set as public via mod_userdir.
>
>> Closer to what?  What path do you want it to be rewritten to?
>
> Well, /home/user/WWW/Path is the right path in the local file system,
> but, as I said, I need it to go to http://some.host.com/~user/path.

Can you clarify what "go to" means? Do you want it to redirect?

> Why
> is the whole host URI that the rule actually matched not placed in the
> substitution?  It seems ridiculous to have to do that in the right hand
> side of the rule, when the left hand side obviously matched, so how does
> one write that right hand side?

The right hand side is a path in the filesystem, not a URL, in the
general case. A full URL if you're redirecting or proxying.


-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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