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From "Daniel Reinhardt" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to force CRLF on non .txt files when directory browsing?
Date Tue, 09 Feb 2010 19:40:22 GMT

From: "Jonathon Veencamp" <>
Sent: 09 February, 2010 19:31
To: <>
Subject: [users@httpd] How to force CRLF on non .txt files when directory 

> Hello,
> I've beat my head on this wall far too long, and googled the heck out of it,
> so I'll ask the mailing list on what should be a simple problem.
> I have some text files on a linux host with .log and .properties
> extensions.  When these are sent to a windows browser, they do not have
> CR/LF and so each line wraps to the next and they don't format well in the
> browser.  I would like to have the Apache HTTP server treat these the same
> as .txt files, but I've been unable to find the configuration I need to
> change.
> I tried adding
> AddType text/html .log
> AddType text/html .properties
> and that didn't do it.  Then I tried
> AddHandler type-map .log
> AddHandler type-map .properties
> and that was a no go.
> I tried adding these to the mime.types file.
> About all I can think of now is to process these files via a CGI script to
> output them line by line with a <BR> if necessary, but that seems like
> complete overkill.
> Can anyone help?
> Jon


I think what you are experiencing is poor editing or formatting of the log files 
when they were saved, are these log files created and then placed in a file?  Or 
are they stored in the directory you currently have them?


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