[Support-mirrors] A nice traffic reduction on gems.rubyforge.org

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Mon Nov 7 08:50:12 EST 2005


On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 08:50 -0500, Chad Fowler wrote:
> On 04-Nov-05, at 8:38 AM, Tom Copeland wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 09:09 -0500, chad at chadfowler.com wrote:
> >> Tom, I noticed this referrer was the top in the logs:
> >>
> >> http://gems.rubyforge.org/gems/\\r\\n\\r\\n
> >>
> >> Anyone know what that is?  Looks like a misconfigured script to me.
> >
> > I think it's people hitting gems.rubyforge.org/gems/ - and that's
> > followed by two carriage returns to complete the HTTP request.
> >
> 
> Yea, sorry.  I wasn't totally clear in my question.  It just looks  
> suspect in that the CR/LFs are coming
> through and escaped in my referrer logs.  Made me think someone had  
> something misconfigured somewhere.

Hm.  Maybe... I wonder if my RewriteMap is picking up those /gems/
requests... maybe I can change it to /(.*).gem or something like that.
I'll fiddle with it.

Thanks,

tom




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