Re: htdig: Rewriting URL's in possible?

Marjolein Katsma (
Tue, 12 Jan 1999 18:03:57 +0100

At 12:18 1999-01-12 +0100, you wrote:
>At 07:41 12.01.99 , Marjolein Katsma wrote:
>>At 16:49 1999-01-11 -0800, you wrote:
>>>Doug wrote:
>>>> what we'd really like to do is rewrite indexed url's of the form
>>>> "" to
>>>> "".
>>>> [...]
>>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

OK, I'll admit I missed that - but it's only half the solution: it won't
chop off the ? as needed in this case.

Other kinds of URL replacements could be useful as well (like replacing
server/userpath by virtual domain).

> Leo
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