Thank you – both Kevin and Ekki
For my purposes I think Ekki’s idea sounds more like it could work.
Ekki – would you know how to phrase that match in the negative?
In other words, write a regex to match .jpeg, .doc, ....etc. etc.
and if those matches FAIL - then use perl handler?
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: Configuring mod-Perl to handle only some file
On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 8:13 PM, <email@example.com>
I have a mod_perl program that is written to
handle URL's that
name either a directory or *.html type files. All other
I want Apache to just do its regular thing (e.g., serve image
files, or .doc, .pdf, .js, .css, etc.)
What's a good way to configure
that? So for an entire website directory, and all its substructure, my perl
handler gets only directories
or *.html files, and apache handles
everything else without
involing my perl
I just used a <FilesMatch>
section in httpd.conf. Like so:
This match expression filters out any files that
either end in .html.?? or .tx.??, the two ?? being language extensions used for
You can build nearly any kind of Regex there to filter
out what you want handled by your mod_perl script and what should be handled by