Re: htdig: Rewriting URL's in db.docs.index possible?


Alexander Bergolth (leo@strike.wu-wien.ac.at)
Tue, 12 Jan 1999 12:18:50 +0100


At 07:41 12.01.99 , Marjolein Katsma wrote:
>At 16:49 1999-01-11 -0800, you wrote:
>>Doug wrote:
>[snip]
>>> a variety of reasons, after you access our site for the first time you
>>> are redirected from "www.simplenet.com" to "www1.simplenet.com." Part of
>>> the reason for this is to append a tracking number, like
>>> ...html?000.lotsmorenumbershere. This isn't the end of the world,
>>> however what we'd really like to do is rewrite indexed url's of the form
>>> "http://www1.simplenet.com/path/file.html?" to
>>> "http://www.simplenet.com/path/file.html".
>>> [...]
>I'd take another approach. Define a configuration parameter that pairs
>old-string new-string (maybe any number of pairs)
>and apply these replacements to the URL just before adding it to the
>database. (SWISH-E has a similar mechanism.)

Look at the server_aliases directive. It translates the server part of the
urls.

Cheers,
         Leo

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