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From Joost de Heer <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache/Perl CGI intermittent missing POST data
Date Mon, 09 Aug 2010 09:19:11 GMT
On 08/09/2010 10:26 AM, Timothy Partee wrote:
>     None of our rewrite rules should ever be operating on POST form
> processor scripts, however it was suggested to us that mod_rewrite is
> the likely culprit as it may be over-reactive and sometimes
> accidentally nuking our POST data when it shouldn't. It was suggested
> to disable mod_rewrite entirely for the CGI directories, not just add
> a condition to exclude them since that according to this theory will
> not save the data from getting nuked. Can mods be disabled altogether
> on a per-directory basis? Thanks,

Yes, this is possible. Use either one of these:

<Location /cgi-bin/>
	RewriteEngine off

<Directory /path/to/cgi-bin>
	RewriteEngine off


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