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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite: moved directory
Date Wed, 18 Mar 2009 13:01:46 GMT
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 8:04 AM, Florent Georges <lists@fgeorges.org> wrote:
>
>  Hi,
>
>  I moved one directory one level up in the hierarchy of web pages,
> let's say:
>
>    from: http://www.example.com/parent/child/
>    to:   http://www.example.com/child/
>
>  I try to use mod_rewrite to handle this move, and redirect users
> for a while to the new location.  I've read the URL Rewriting Guide
> at <http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/misc/rewriteguide.html>, from
> which I thought the following should handle this case:
>
>    RewriteEngine  on
>    RewriteRule    ^/parent/child(.*) /child$1 [R]

If this is in .htaccess or <directory>, the RewriteBase is stripped
from the URL before your rule compares to it -- it cannot start with a
slash.
Also see AllowOverride.

A simple Alias might suffice too.

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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