[dancer-users] Failing to send a file in iso-8859-1

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Thu Oct 6 14:03:42 BST 2016

On 10/06/2016 02:56 PM, Lutz Gehlen wrote:
> Hi Gunnar,
> thank you for your reply.
> On Wednesday 05.10.2016 20:58:22 WK wrote:
>> 2016-10-05 19:59 GMT+03:00 Lutz Gehlen <lrg_ml at gmx.net>:
>>> send_file(
>>>     \$str,
>>>     content_type => 'text/csv',
>>>     filename     => 'foo.csv',
>>> );
>>> The problem is that external requirements force me to send the file
>>> in iso-8859-1 and it seems that I cannot manage to achieve that.
>> As far as I understand, the charset is set in config, so you could try
>> to override the setting in your route like:
>> set 'charset'      => 'iso-8859-1;
>> Never tried, but it should work.
> Yes. this works. However, it changes charset permanently (for the current 
> process) and I don't get the chance to change it back because send_file does 
> not return. Is there no way to set it temporarily just for this send_file?

Hello Lutz,

you could (re)set the charset in the "before" hook to the normal one.


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