[Mongrel] Telling Apache Not to Send a Sub-Directory to the Cluster

HH lists at lastonepicked.com
Thu Aug 10 14:02:04 EDT 2006


Thanks, that's what I'm going for but just like you, not good enough to get
there.

Been messing with the docs for the past hour and no luck yet. I was hoping a
guru could lend a hand.

> From: Philip Hallstrom <mongrel at philip.pjkh.com>
> Reply-To: <mongrel-users at rubyforge.org>
> Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 12:56:28 -0500 (CDT)
> To: Mongrel <mongrel-users at rubyforge.org>
> Subject: Re: [Mongrel] Telling Apache Not to Send a Sub-Directory to the
> Cluster
> 
>> Howdy,
>> 
>> I am using Apache 2.2 and Mongrel with great success.
>> 
>> I have a mod_rewrite question and I am NO expert. I think it's really simple
>> but I haven't nailed it. I was hoping someone here could help.
>> 
>> I'm using Apache conf right out of the cluster example from the Mongrel
>> site.
>> 
>> I have a directory under my apps 'public' directory called 'sendto'. Files
>> in that directory are accessible but I want to be able to provide a
>> directory listing for when no specific file is requested.
>> 
>> Right now, it seems that the requests to http://domain.com/sendto/ are being
>> sent to the cluster.
>> 
>> I am looking for a rewrite statement that basically tells Apache not to send
>> that specific URL pattern to the cluster.
> 
> Add a rewrite condition to the rule that sends things to the cluster
> saying that if the url matches this, that's false so bail...
> 
> I'm not good enough to write out the rule on the fly, but the docs should
> get you there....




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