On 24/07/2019 20:14, Michael Chen wrote:
> Hi,
> The mention of using "NOT character ('!')" in rule patterns as negative
> match no longer matches implementation:
> https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.5-doc/rewrite.html
> In the rules, the NOT character ('!') is also available as a possible
>> pattern prefix. This enables you to negate a pattern; to say, for instance:
>> ``*if the current URL does NOT match this pattern*''. This can be used
>> for exceptional cases, where it is easier to match the negative pattern, or
>> as a last default rule.
> The current implementation uses java.util.regex, which does not support a
> simple ! prefix as a negative match regex:
> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/index.html?java/util/regex/Pattern.html
> Instead, you need to use zero-width lookahead like this (to match any URL
> but /portal/api/.*)
> ^(?!/portal/api/.*).*$
> This inaccurate documentation exist in all versions, at least since 8.0.x.
> For backward compatibility to the above documentation, RewriteRule needs
> the `positive` variable and logic found in the RewriteCond class.
> https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=63608

Thanks. I see the bug report. This is next on my TODO list. Although if
someone wants to beat me to it with a patch that would be great :)


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