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From "Gregor Schneider" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Problem with mod_headers ?
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2008 22:07:57 GMT
Hi André,

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 10:25 PM, André Warnier <> wrote:
> My only doubt at this stage, is that if the wrapped servlet itself sets the
> (wrong) Content-Type header, it might overwrite the one I set before the
> doFilter(), no ?

you might have to give it a try

> As a separate question : how does Apache (or mod_jk) exactly arrange to do
> that (not allow mod_headers to change the response headers set by Tomcat) ?
> The answer may help me decide whether I can/want to try writing my own
> mod_perl response header modification handler (or output filter).
> And as an additional comment, I do think that indeed this is debatable.
> After all, if the Apache admin decides to overwrite the headers set by
> Tomcat, it should be his (informed) decision, no ?
well, you should discuss this with Rainer Jung - he is the maintainer
of mod_jk. No idea, but maybe this behaviour is due to the specs pf
the AJP13-protocoll.


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