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Routing Bug with PHP Built in Server


In my PHP Phalcon 3 Application I have a custom route:

$router->add("/{chapter}/{name}.{type:[a-z]+}", array(
    "controller" => 'images',
    "action" => 'getFile',

I test the application local with PHP Builtin Server, other routes are working regulary. If i test the route above: https://localhost:8000/XYZ/test.jpg I always get a 404. But in regards to the documentation it should work: https://docs.phalcon.io/en/latest/reference/routing.html

Do you have any idea whats wrong?

This is my .htrouter for the php built in server:


if (!file_exists(__DIR__ . '/' . $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'])) {
      $_GET['_url'] = $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];
return false;

In production i use Nginx but it would be easier if I could use the built in server for local development


maybe it's related to file permission, rather than routing problem?

Don't use the .htrouter, just change the source of the url:



@lajosbencz: Exactly. It's always better to use Router component which will read data from $_SERVER["REQUEST_URI"].

.hrouter is not even being generated on latest DevTools.

edited Oct '16


Latest documentation doesn't reflect the routing fix indicated here.

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Is this something that needs to be toggled on just for the PHP dev server, or is it safe to leave in production?