X-Sendfile Header

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Thu Nov 8 10:14:00 MSK 2007

On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 10:58:24PM -0800, Alex Egg wrote:

> Does nginx support the concept of the X-Sendfile header described here:
> http://wiki.rubyonrails.org/rails/pages/HowtoSendFilesFast
> ???
> My problem is that I'm sending a file to an iphone with rails
> (send_file) but I guess mongrel doesn't support byte-range requests.
> But I know nginx does...

nginx supports more general concept - X-Accel-Redirect:

Igor Sysoev

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