[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #3686: index page gives 404 when using non-default permalinks

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Fri Feb 2 10:21:16 GMT 2007

#3686: index page gives 404 when using non-default permalinks
 Reporter:  jamesw                      |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect                      |       Status:  closed   
 Priority:  low                         |    Milestone:  2.2      
Component:  General                     |      Version:  2.1      
 Severity:  trivial                     |   Resolution:  wontfix  
 Keywords:  permalinks pages 404 error  |  
Changes (by jamesw):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => wontfix
  * severity:  normal => trivial


 I have found the issue - in wp-settings.php there is a fix for IIS
 servers, starting on line 28.

 In my case, REQUEST_URI is not empty, but it is wrong, so line 29:

 if ( empty( $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] ) ) {

 Needs to become:


 to force the change.

 This would mean that it's not a bug, more a config issue that needs to be
 suggested to affected users in the documentation, or on the forums.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3686#comment:4>
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