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Problem with Jar download code in servlet

 
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Hi All,

I have tried this code from Head First book ( Chapter 4 ) to implement the jar download functionality in servlets. The code is working fine, but while downloading the file,it is not getting downloaded as jar file( with .jar extension). Instead it is getting downloaded as a file with unknown filetype. What's wrong with this code? What should I do to implement my code in such a way that, when i download, it should be downloaded as a .jar file? Any Ideas?


[ November 18, 2008: Message edited by: Thirugnanam Saravanan ]
 
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Originally posted by Thirugnanam Saravanan:
Instead it is getting downloaded as a file with unknown filetype. What's wrong with this code? What should I do to implement my code in such a way that, when i download, it should be downloaded as a .jar file? Any Ideas?



set the "content-disposition" header, like this:



just replace that with the filename and you're set.
 
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Thanks . Now it works
 
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Hi, Can you please let me know why do we need [B] and [/B> here
 
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Hi, Can you please let me know why do we need [B] and [/B> here


That is a small mistake: they don't need to be there

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