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28 January 2013 at 11:31pm
can somebody tell me what's the purpose of the .htaccess rule is:
RedirectMatch 403 /silverstripe-cache(/|$)
even the apache doc cannot clearify this.
This rule is inserted into .htaccess by install.php
29 January 2013 at 7:55am
It denies access to anyone trying to access the silverstripe-cache folder (if one exists)
29 January 2013 at 11:09pm
With 2 parameters this statement is completely nonsense and does nothing.
The 304 status is interpreted as a matching condition this way!
See apache docs for setting up this correctly.
30 January 2013 at 8:25am
The status argument is a 403, thus the URL to redirect to must be omitted (as detailed in the docs for Redirect, which RedirectMatch is equivalent to beyond regex support). The statement is perfectly correct.
30 January 2013 at 9:24am
Sorry - your are right - i did miss to read the Redirect docs.
But i'm still confused. Why should an URL of /silverstripe-cache gain access to Path /tmp/silverstripe-cache-home-... ?
30 January 2013 at 9:32am
It doesn't, but you can have a silverstripe-cache folder in your site root instead of the one in /tmp (which is a fairly common practice on shared hosts). This rule is to stop access to that folder.
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