[visit-developers] downloading VisIt executable on Yosemtite

Gunther Weber ghweber at lbl.gov
Tue Jun 2 05:18:42 EDT 2015


It seems the web server is sending the wrong mime type. 

curl --head http://portal.nersc.gov/project/visit/releases/2.9.1/VisIt-2.9.1.dmg                                                           HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:16:44 GMT
Server: Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS)
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8


> On Jun 1, 2015, at 6:20 PM, Harrison, Cyrus D. <harrison37 at llnl.gov> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
>  I don’t see the behavior in Chrome on my mac, it looks like to do see it with firefox. 
> There is a chance the web server could be sending the wrong mime header, something we should look into. 
> -Cyrus
> On Jun 1, 2015, at 9:10 AM, Miller, Mark C. <miller86 at llnl.gov> wrote:
>> Hmm. When I click on VisIt-2.9.1.dmg from Chrome, it initiates the download and then downloads fine.
>> In your case, your browser appears to be trying to actually 'render' the downloaded file.
>> Have you run into this before? Are you using a different browser than you ever have in the past to download? Do you know if there is some setting that Chrome has to tell it to render or not render certain kinds of files? Here is info on Chrome version I am using. . .
>> Mac OS X 10.8.5
>> Version 42.0.2311.152 (64-bit)
>> Mark
>> From: Sveta <sveta at txcorp.com>
>> Reply-To: "visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov" <visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>
>> Date: Monday, June 1, 2015 9:02 AM
>> To: "visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov" <visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>
>> Subject: [visit-developers] downloading VisIt executable on Yosemtite
>>> I tried to click on several, including 2.9.1 and am getting what is
>>> shown on the attached screenshot.
>>> Thank you,
>>> Sveta

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