Re: [htdig] limit user dirs?


Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 12:37:14 -0500 (CDT)


According to Geoff Hutchison:
> Mister Boud Boud wrote:
> > > exclude_urls: /~* ?
>
> You don't want that *. It's an exact pattern matching engine, so it will
> look for '*' in the URLs, which will never match.
>
> > yes, I think that this is good, but be carefull, in
> > URLs, /%7E is equivalent to /~
>
> That isn't an issue. I hate seeing /%7E in responses and it's a source
> of a lot of duplicates on my server. I put in /%7E -> /~ into the URL
> normalization code.

The exclude_urls list is checked before the URL is normalized, so I think
you'd need:

exclude_urls: /~ /%7E /%7e

to be complete.

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