[pytest-dev] Redirect pytest.org over readthedocs

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Sat Feb 13 12:59:26 EST 2016

On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 17:54 +0000, Bruno Oliveira wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I think the next step to complete the docs move to readthedocs is a server
> side configuration
> to redirect all requests from pytest.org to pytest.readthedocs.org... don't
> know anything about the subject, but a quick google search suggests its
> easy and quick to setup and test:
> http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/redirects/setting-up-a-301-permanent-redirect-via-htaccess
> (yeah what a terrible website)
> I understand it's just the matter of writing a .htaccess file in the
> pytest.org folder with these contents:
> RewriteEngine on
> RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^pytest.org [NC,OR]
> RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^https://pytest.org [NC]
> RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://pytest.readthedocs.org/en/$1 [L,R=301,NC]

pytest.org is using nginx, however.

> I wanted to go over the list first in case I'm missing anything obvious,
> also I'm wary of messing with the .htaccess site of 37k daily accesses and
> I know there are people in the list who knows their way around linux
> servers (The-Compiler for example). :)

FWIW I just granted pytest-dev sudo rights for the time being.
Use with care, please.


> Cheers,
> Bruno.

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