I've had luck making the url look something like...
http://server/path/to/dl.php/filename.tar (works with apache)
The latter seems to work better for me.
On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Francis wrote:
> Ok I posted a mail a couple of days ago about downloading files within PHP.
> Heres the code I'm using:
> Header("Content-Type: application/x-tar");
> Header("Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary");
> Header("File-Length: $fileSize");
> Header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$filename");
> Anyway the problem is, that if you use IE6 click on the download it pops the
> box up, "do you want to save or open" it works ok if you click save put if
> you try open it doesnt open the file properly it adds  or  etc at the
> end of the filename. Now I know there was a bug with the "attachment" part
> of the Content-Disposition in IE5 but this was fixed with SP1. Is there any
> way of getting around this.
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