[Mailman-Users] URL reference requires uppercase "M" for.../listinfo/Mailman?

Matthew England mengland at mengland.net
Tue Oct 12 00:05:58 CEST 2004

Yes, the "RedirectMatch" was causing my problems.

However, I've tried a variety of alternative httpd.conf directives with no 
success (or at least not in all scenarios).  I want URLs to 
http://example.com/mailman to auto-expand to 
http://example.com/mailman/listinfo ...without having the problems brought 
up in my original email on this thread.

Maybe I could alternatively put something in Mailman's cgi-bin dir (the one 
http://example.com/mailman is mapped to) such that it auto redirects to 


At 10/11/2004 04:28 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> >https://example.com/mailman/listinfo/Mailman
> >
> >If I instead use
> >
> >https://example.com/mailman/listinfo/mailman
> >
> >(with a lower-case "m") my web browser displays the general 'listinfo' page
> >(same as what is seen from "https://example.com/mailman/listinfo/").
> >
> >Why is this?
>It is a result of a rewrite rule in your web server which probably
>looks something like
>RedirectMatch /mailman[/]*$ https://example.com/mailman/listinfo
>I'm far from expert on these things, but I think if you change it to
>something like
>RedirectMatch com/mailman[/]*$ https://example.com/mailman/listinfo
>things will work as you expect.
>Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
>San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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