[FFmpeg-devel] Cross-origin resource error on fate.ffmpeg.org

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Sep 17 21:59:26 CEST 2014

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 11:33:32AM -0700, Daniel Verkamp wrote:
> Hi FFmpeg web folks,
> When visiting http://fate.ffmpeg.org/ using a browser that enforces
> CORS[1], loading the FontAwesome icon font causes this error:
>   Font from origin 'https://ffmpeg.org' has been blocked from loading
> by Cross-Origin Resource Sharing policy: No
> 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested
> resource. Origin 'http://fate.ffmpeg.org' is therefore not allowed
> access.
> The fateserver commit that introduced this (b74b380b) includes this change:
> > diff --git a/index.cgi b/index.cgi
> > index 7204591..105cb86 100755
> > --- a/index.cgi
> > +++ b/index.cgi
> > [...]
> >  print "Content-type: text/html\r\n";
> > +print "Access-Control-Allow-Origin: https://ffmpeg.org\r\n";
> However, this won't help, since the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header
> needs to be on the requested resource (in this case,
> fontawesome-webfont.*), not the requester.
> To make fate.ffmpeg.org work correctly, the above header would need to
> be added to the web server configuration for the files in
> ffmpeg.org/fonts with http://fate.ffmpeg.org (or *) as the allowed
> origin.

as you seem to know this / have researched it already
can you post what i need to add to httpd.conf to make this work ?

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