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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 18:51:42 GMT
allan juul wrote:
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> André Malo wrote:
>>> * William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>>> And since RewriteMap prg: is borked on Win32, I've had plans to jump 
>>>> in and tweak.
>>> Is it? What's broken? Last time I've checked, it worked ;-)
>> If the prg: target is a binary it works.  If the prg: target is not a
>> program, but a script file, it's borked (al la .pl files).  This needs
>> the same magic and options we employ for invoking piped logs, cgi etc.
>> Bill
> ... just curious ...
> with magic (for win32) do you mean something like:
>   RewriteMap myprg "prg:c:/path/to/perl.exe"

No, I mean that if .pl is a registered script type, that we should
equally accept

     RewriteMap myprg ""

wherein .pl is associated to the Open command

   c:\perl\bin\perl.exe "%1" %*

And APR makes this easy if we throw the right options in invoking the


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