This is my problem, any help greatly appreciated:
I want to serve files directly through my webserver, and I want them to go
out with a type specification sucht that the browser will directly
try to save them on disk (rather then looking for helpers apps or somesuch).
I know that application/octet-stream works like this.
So I have added the suffixes I want to handle that way to my mime.types
(E.g: application/octet-stream bin com exe ovl)
No luck. The browser loads the file directly in the window.
So I defined a new application type (first with AddType, then
editing mime.types) trying to achieve the same effect - to no
Finally, I reworked everything through a cgi-bin script that sticks the
correct Content-type: header in front of the file, than shoots it down the
socket and lo! - everyhting is as I expected.
In fact, connecting to port 80 and issuing the appropriate GET statement, I can
see that apache sends me the file *WITHOUT* headers.
This galls me. Where is the catch? Should I change something in the .conf files,
Apache Version is 1.0.3
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