gzip compression not working
nginxlist at calomel.org
Wed May 21 21:00:53 MSD 2008
Why do you not need to specify "gzip_types"? Is it because he is using
"gzip_proxied any;" ?
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On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 08:31:43PM +0400, Igor Sysoev wrote:
>On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:24:39AM -0500, Christian Billen wrote:
>> I have a fresh new installation of nginx on ubuntu 8.04 (installed via
>> apt-get, I believe it is 0.5.x something)
>> In my nginx.conf file I have gzip turned on, now I wanted to do a basic test
>> and serving a static html file, but the file does not come compressed at
>> Here's the snippet of configuration, I tried variations on this without
>> gzip on;
>> gzip_min_length 1100;
>> gzip_buffers 4 8k;
>> gzip_proxied any;
>> gzip_http_version 1.1;
>> gzip_comp_level 6;
>> Does anyone have any idea why nothing is compressed?
>> I've used this http://www.gidnetwork.com/tools/gzip-test.php and others to
>> test the results.
>www.gidnetwork.com send HTTP/1.0 request, which is not gzipped because
>of "gzip_http_version 1.1".
>Also, you do not need to set gzip_types, those never be issued by nginx:
>It's CPU cycles waste.
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