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From Bob Ionescu <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite internal sub-request returns status 200 instead of expected 404 (mod_proxy issue?)
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2009 19:46:02 GMT
2009/9/3 Brett Delle Grazie <>:
> I've tried the sub-request mechanism of mod_rewrite (via !-U condition)
> but the sub-request always returns status 200 instead of 404 (even
> though the first document doesn't exist on B).
> Does anyone know if this is an existing bug with mod_rewrite or is this
> expected behaviour?

Expected. The handler is not invoked in this sub-request lookup. So in
fact, you can only check if the resource is accessible on server A
(->access controls).


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