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From "Eric Covener" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite rule
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 12:43:02 GMT
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 5:46 AM, André Warnier <> wrote:
> I mean, before Apache even gets to the .htaccess file, it has to find the
> path to the directory wher the .htaccess file is.  And once it finds it, it
> would have to re-interpret that same path and change it.
> It does not seem to make a lot of sense..
> Now, if instead of being in the .htaccess file, it was in the httpd.conf,
> then it would be another matter.

There are complications with using per-directory rewrite, but none of
them are really insurmountable. Generally it's no problem to hop
around the fileystem even when the rules are in .htaccess.

Eric Covener

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