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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] env on rewrite
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2003 03:07:57 GMT

On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Uxio Faria wrote:

> I have a doubt, when i set an environment variable with the directive
> 'E=VAR:VAL', this variable is alive while connection is alive or it
> forgets when a new uri is request ?

Because of the nature of HTTP, each request is processed completely
independently.  Env variables are alive only for a particular request.  If
you want things to pass from one request to another, you need to have the
client transmit the state information using, for example, cookies or query


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