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

Philip Hallstrom mongrel at philip.pjkh.com
Thu Aug 10 14:38:25 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.

Turn up the log level for rewrite and watch it... that helps a lot when 
futzing with those things...

>> 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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