Serving a file through HTTP

Ian Bicking ianb at
Wed Mar 19 03:10:24 CET 2003

On Tue, 2003-03-18 at 05:55, Gumuz wrote:
> I recently played with the HTTP & CGIHTTP servers.
> The're great fun and I see plenty of possibilities with them :)
> I was wondering: how can I 'serve' a file through this server to a client,
> so the client(browser) will start a file-download(save-as,blabla)?

Maybe you already got it figured out, but if you do
set_header('Content-type', 'application/octet-stream') it should force a
save-as dialog.


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