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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite And Browser Caching
Date Sat, 18 Aug 2012 15:30:21 GMT
On 18 August 2012 15:55, Drew Tomlinson <drew@mykitchentable.net> wrote:
> I've been working at this for days and couldn't figure out why a mod_rewrite
> rule wasn't working.  My situation was that I wanted to redirect this:
>
> http://domain.com/unique_directory/whatever
>
> to
>
> https://domain.com/unique_directory/whatever
>
> While not redirecting http://domain.com/other_directories/whatever
>
> After beating my head for a few days and realizing first attempts were
> creating a rewrite loop, I finally came up with this syntax:
>
> RewriteEngine On
> RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
> RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} \/unique_directory\/ [NC]
> RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI}
>
> Yet on the PC I had been using for testing, the redirects were still failing
> using both Firefox 14 and Internet Explorer 9.  I had many tabs open in
> Firefox so I never closed and reopened it but I did close and reopen IE9.
> Attempts to load pages still timed out just like when I had the rewrite loop
> in place.
>
> Also, I had enabled the RewriteLog for debugging with RewriteLogLevel 9.  I
> thought it odd that I would not see requests from my IP address hitting the
> rewrite log.
>
> Finally in desperation, I went to another PC and tested with the same
> browsers.  Redirection worked just as I expected it to and I could see those
> in the rewrite log.
>

An alternative would be to use a client that does not cache, for
example curl or wget.

> So now I'm trying to understand how browsers cache information and what it
> takes to get them to forget that information.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Drew
>
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