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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Module mod_mime

When placed into an. In this case it will “forget” about any information it obtained from extensions to the left of the unknown extension.

I probably had a rule that was “serve this statically if the file exists”. A site for solving at least some of your technical problems Care should be taken when a file with multiple extensions gets associated with both a media-type and a handler.

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Old clients expect x-gzip and x-compresshowever the standard dictates that they’re equivalent to gzip apaceh compress respectively. The AddLanguage directive is more useful for content negotiationwhere the server returns one from several documents based on the client’s language preference. AddOutputFilter filter [; filter This is in addition to any filters defined elsewhere, including the SetInputFilter directive.


Then the document xxxx. If all other factors are equal, the smallest file will be served, e. This mapping is merged over any already in force, overriding any mappings that already exist for the same extension. RemoveLanguage extension [ extension ] The types of files that will be included when searching for a matching file with MultiViews Syntax: Maps the given filename extensions to the specified encoding type Syntax: It resolved my problem with the Drupal Boost module.

This is the strictest implementation with the fewest unexpected side effects, and is the default behavior.

mod_mime – Apache HTTP Server

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. This directive overrides any mappings that already exist for the same extension. This mapping is added to any already in force, overriding any mappings that already exist for the same extension.

For example, if “. 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.

Apache Module mod_mime

You should not edit the mime. For example, if you had a directory full of GIF files, but did not want to label them all with “. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Files with addenckding extensions ForceType Syntax: I’ll start trying but would appreciate some clues which of the many directives you had in mind. According to the documentation for ExtFilterDefine, you should be able to activate the filter using apacye environment variable, without using SetOutputFilter.


For example, if the file welcome. Note that when defining a set of filters using the AddOutputFilter directive, any definition made will replace any previous definition made by the AddOutputFilter directive. AddEncoding x-compress Z AddLanguage en. Alright, sorry for answering my own answer so shortly after offering the bounty, but I finally found out how to accomplish what I want.

Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. AddHandler handler-name extension [ extension ] Also wishing I could edit my typo in my previous comment.