[Project_owners] redirecting a tar.gz file

Erich Reto Iseli erich.iseli at iseli.org
Fri Nov 14 11:28:29 EST 2003


HJ wrote:
> Erich Reto Iseli <erich.iseli at iseli.org> wrote:
> 
>>Hello all,
>>
>>I've got a .tar.gz file inside the www structure and I'd like to move it 
>>over to the downloads directory.
>>
>>The problem is that some people are linking directly to the file in the 
>>www directory. Therefore I'd like to display the tar.gz as an html file 
>>and tell the users that they should update their bookmarks yada yada 
>>yada and give them the new link.
>>
>>So far, I've tried by creating a text file called test.tar.gz with the 
>>following content:
>>
>><?php header( "Content-type: text/html" ); ?>
>><h2>Trying redirection</h2>
>><p>This file should display as html.</p>
>>
>>When loading this file, mozilla tried to download it. Of course, since 
>>the headers sent are Content-Type: application/x-gzip
>>
>>Why didn't it change? obviously, gar.gz files are not passed to the php 
>>interpretator, like html files.
>>
>>How can I "hack" the local.conf file of the directory so that this file 
>>won't be passed as x-gzip but as html?
>>
>>ricky
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Do you have $local_conf_mime_types = ON or OFF; in local.conf?
> 
> /HJ
> 

It's ON

ricky



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