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If the client didn’t specifically request a particular form Apache will use the form given by the AddEncoding directive. To make this. The Apache mime module offers two options: AddType and AddEncoding. Both options are used in a similar way meaning that both react on. Specifically, you need to enable MultiViews with the Options directive and you need to specify your encoding types with the AddEncoding directive.

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Note that the header for Content-Encoding isn’t really needed by the clients in this case. Apache sends a Content-encoding header with the resource, in order to tell the client browser about the encoding method.

You actually want the AddEncoding instruction: Once that has been put into your httpd. Empty lines are there for completeness of the mime. Note that the Boost additions that you addencodin supposed to put in your. Respectively they set the character set, content-encoding, handler, content-language, and MIME-type content-type of documents.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2. The RemoveOutputFilter directive removes any output filter associations for files with the given extensions.

I’m sure it worked at the time, and I’m sure I didn’t delete the original files. Z extension to be marked as encoded with x-compress. Mime-enc is the mime encoding to use for documents ending in extension. Files with multiple extensions AddLanguage Syntax: AddType mime-type apachhe extension The AddEncoding directive maps the given filename extensions to the specified encoding type.


If more than one extension is given which maps onto the same type of meta-information, then the one to the right will be used. Content-Encoding is primarily used to allow a document to be compressed without losing the identity of its underlying media type. AddType and AddEncoding Both options are used in a similar way meaning that both react on file alache.

This module is used to assign content metadata to the content selected for an HTTP response by mapping patterns in the URI or filenames to the metadata values. AddOutputFilter filter [; filter AddEncoding x-compress Z AddLanguage en. An example of its use might be: RemoveType extension [ extension ] That’s exactly the workaround I came up with myself, after sleeping on it.

I’ll start trying but would appreciate some clues which of the many directives you had in mind.

Module mod_mime

Add MultiViews to Options: Apache does content-encoding comparisons by ignoring any leading x. More recent encodings, such as deflate, should be specified without the x. This can cause unpredictable results, such as serving. For example, the file welcome. The directives ForceType and SetHandler are used to associated all the files in a given location e.

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For example, the filename extensions of content files often define the content’s Internet media type, language, character set, and content-encoding. Note RemoveEncoding directives are processed after any AddEncoding directives, so it is possible they may undo the effects of the latter if both occur within the same directory configuration.


An example of its use might be:. If you install the MIME module, it will attempt encode data properly for the most general case, but not all cases.

This will remove any aapche handling of. According to the documentation for ExtFilterDefine, you should be able to activate the filter using the environment variable, without using SetOutputFilter.

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If you change the metadata language, content type, character set or encoding you may need to ‘touch’ affected files updating their last modified date to ensure that all visitors are receive the corrected content headers. The RemoveLanguage directive removes any language associations for files with the given extensions. Note that, unlike the NCSA httpd, this directive cannot be used to set the type of particular files. I you want the following request return a pre-compressed file with “Content-Type: Maps the given filename extensions onto the specified content type Syntax: Removes any content encoding associations for a set of file extensions Syntax: This is in addition to any filters defined elsewhere, including the SetInputFilter directive.