Non standard mime types are not recognized by gzip_types?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Tue Aug 17 02:50:04 MSD 2010


On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 04:55:30PM -0400, lo wrote:

> Hi.  
> nginx/0.7.66 on Debian Stable
> We have an application that sends the content type:
> Content-Type: application/vnd.companyname.product;version=1.0
> We have nginx as a proxy to these application servers.  We would like
> nginx to gzip this data.  We have tried the following for gzip_types:
> gzip_types application/vnd application/vnd.companyname
> application/companyname.product
> 'application/vnd.companyname.product;version=1.0'
> application/vnd.companyname.product\;version=1.0 
> (nginx was complaining of the unexpected ; without quotes or escape) 
> However, this content type has not been gzip'd per Content-Encoding and
> size.  gzip works correctly for types text/html, application/json, and
> so on.  
> Are we missing something or must we wait for 0.8.x for wildcard matching
> with gzip_types?

gzip_types 'application/vnd.companyname.product;version=1.0'; 
works fine here in 0.7.66, most likely you missed something.

Maxim Dounin

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