Try the following:

create a link to a script download.php which will read the file (from 
anywhere on the disk) and  send it to the user like this:

header("Content-Type: application/force-download");
header("Content-Length: ".filesize($filename));
header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=".$orig_filename);

This should give him a download dialog box and set the filename in the 
dialog box to  $orig_filename.

hope this helps

schiarat@libero. wrote:

>I' ve a file in a directory(/tmp) out from http root of web server.
>I need to open a page that send this file when it is opened (es.: 
>opening page.php under netscape it opens a request to save file to 
>disk, but the "file is out of www root"), i think i t is possible using 
>command header and a raw http command, but i aven't any idea if it is 
>possible and if yes in what mode.
>The system i use is apache 1.3.9 under redhat linux 7.1,

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