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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Mod_rewrite END flag does not work for directory index
Date Sat, 27 Jul 2013 17:03:15 GMT
Just occurred to me that just NS flag may be enough too.

On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Eric Covener <> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 8:20 AM, Joyce Babu <> wrote:
>> When the rule is placed in the VirtualHost context, it works correctly. But
>> when it is placed in the Directory context or in an .htaccess file, the
>> request is mapped to the FallbackResource.
> My recollection is that END is designed to prevent looping from
> rewrites own re-injection method during per-directory rewrites, which
> differs from how mod_dir and mod_negotiation internally lookup and
> then replace/redirect the active request.
> The method used by END does not propagate to those subrequests -- very
> little does.  But maybe it would be possible for mod_rewrite to reach
> back, but I think it may  require a new flag as some subrequests are
> not replacing the current request.
> I have a suspicion that maybe the 2.4 difference is related to not
> having a default type anymore. It is quite a roundabout influence, but
> you could maybe see if ForceType or SetHandler makes some kind of
> difference if it's active on that context?
> --
> Eric Covener

Eric Covener

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