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From Igor Cicimov <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] beginner's mod_rewrite recursion problem
Date Wed, 06 May 2009 22:57:34 GMT
Try this one

RewriteRule ^/frobooz/(.*) /foo/bar/$1 [L]



On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 1:49 AM, André Warnier <> wrote:

> Kynn Jones wrote:
> ...
> Hi.
> The best way to understand what is at stake here is to get yourself a
> Firefox extension like HttpFox, activate it, and then get your page from the
> server.
> Then look in the HttpFox window what your /browser/ is actually asking from
> the server.
> The key part to understand, is that the browser never sends a request to
> the server for "../../file.img".
> It is the browser which interprets these relative links (relative to where
> it got the current page from), and transforms them to make them "absolute",
> before requesting the object from the server.
> Once you really understand that (which is easier when you look at the
> result in HttpFox), then what you need to do will become much much clearer.
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