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Determines the MIME type of a file by looking at a few bytes of its contents

Module: mod_mimemagic

Description

This module determines the MIME type of files in the same way the Unix file(1) command works: it looks at the first few bytes of the file. mod_mimemagic.c is based on mod_mime_magic.c of httpd 2.0.

Installation

This module is a 3rd party module and is not included in the official distribution. You can download the patch from here:

Options

mimemagic.file

path of magic.mime file. can use same magic file of httpd server
more info about format of magic file is at http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod_mime_magic.html#format

e.g.:
mimemagic.file = "/etc/httpd/conf/magic"

Default: not set

mimemagic.override-global-mimetype

By default mod_mimemagic only process files which extensions aren't covered by mime.type setting.
If you want to override global mime.type, set mimemagic.override-global-mimetype to "enable"

e.g.:
mimemagic.override-global-mimetype = "enable"

Default: disable

Updated by qhy over 5 years ago · 5 revisions