[thelist] mod_rewrite hell

Jakob Dölling alligotar at gmx.net
Fri May 25 05:27:07 CDT 2001

> > > in my .htaccess in the travel directory
> >                          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >I'm unfamiliar with mod_rewrite, but shouldn't be the .htaccess ideally
> >be kept in the root directory of domain?
> .htaccess can be used anywhere you need to modify Apache's behaviour. It
> also affects child directories. Having it in the web root will affect ALL
> directories of the site, and I don't think that is want he wants with his
> current solution.

You'll never learn out ;-) . My thought is, if he wants to have to
redirect his /travel-dir to that PHP-thingie, the rewrite-rules for that
dir need to be defined in his web root.

Jakob Dölling
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mind to suffer slings and arrows of vast documentation or to take arms
against a sea of buggy OS and by raping the support lines end then?

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