[Catalyst] PDF upload problems (prob OT)?

Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum bg271828 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 6 17:15:27 GMT 2008

Christopher Taranto wrote:

--- On Thu, 11/6/08, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum <bg271828 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> And then my display code is:
>> # $document is already grabbed from the database
>> $c->res->output($document); # overloaded to stringify
>> to $document->document
>> $c->res->headers->content_type($document->type);
>> $c->res->headers->header('Content-Disposition'
>> => 'attachment;
>> filename=".$document->filename);
> My feeling is that you are treating the output as text when in fact a PDF
> file is a binary file.

Im not clear on how to treat it different. The Catalyst::Response docs dont say anything about how to do this. What do i need to do to signal that this is a binary file?

And separately, is my "Content-Disposition" thing the right way of handlign the filename?




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