API:EPrints/Apache/Storage

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NAME

EPrints::Apache::Storage - deliver file objects via mod_perl

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DESCRIPTION

This mod_perl handle supports the delivery of the content of EPrints::DataObj::File objects.

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Defined HTTP Headers

These headers will be set by this module, where possible.

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Content-Disposition

The string "inline; filename=FILENAME" where FILENAME is the filename value of the file object.

If the download CGI parameter is true disposition is changed from "inline" to "attachment", which will present a download dialog box in sane browsers.

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Content-Length

The filesize value of the file object.

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Content-MD5

The MD5 of the file content in base-64 encoding if the hash value is set and hash_type is 'MD5'.

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Content-Type

The mime_type value of the file object, or "application/octet-stream" if not set.

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ETag

The hash value of the file object, if set.

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Expires

The current time + 365 days, if the mtime value is set.

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Last-Modified

The mtime of the file object, if set.

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Accept-Ranges

Sets Accept-Ranges to bytes.

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Recognised HTTP Headers

The following headers are recognised by this module.

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If-Modified-Since

If greater than or equal to the mtime value of the file object returns "304 Not Modified".

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If-None-Match

If differs from the hash value of the file object returns "304 Not Modified".

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METHODS

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handler

$rc = EPrints::Apache::Storage::handler( $r )

Handler for serving document files and thumbnails.

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COPYRIGHT

© Copyright 2022 University of Southampton.

EPrints 3.4 is supplied by EPrints Services.

http://www.eprints.org/eprints-3.4/

LICENSE

This file is part of EPrints 3.4 http://www.eprints.org/.

EPrints 3.4 and this file are released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3 as published by the Free Software Foundation unless otherwise stated.

EPrints 3.4 is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with EPrints 3.4. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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