Where to define HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE=fr-fr ???

Frank Bonnet f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Fri May 20 09:38:35 UTC 2011

On 05/20/2011 11:27 AM, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:23:00AM +0200, Frank Bonnet wrote:
>> How and WHERE to define this variable in apache22 configuration ???
>> I need the web server to understand French characters in filenames
> I haven't worked with this before, but what does "need the webserver to
> understand French characters in filenames" mean exactly?  More details
> are needed, particularly technical ones.  How is Apache "not working"
> with French characters in filenames?

Apache is working BUT if a filename contains a "french" character
I get a 404 error from apache ( file not found)

here is such error message

xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx - - [20/May/2011:10:55:06 +0200] "GET 
HTTP/1.1" 404 1221

in fact the file do exists

-rw-r--r--  1 www-data  www-data    15494 20 mai 03:00 
                                                                                                                                   here is the problem

> HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE is an environment variable, and therefore you
> should probably look at the mod_env module (comes with Apache), but I
> make no promises that it will solve your problem (because more technical
> details are needed).
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_env.html
> Alternately, given your need for multi-language support, I would
> strongly recommend learning about mod_negotiation and MultiViews.  Read
> both documents:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_negotiation.html
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/content-negotiation.html



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