Can't activate gzip to work accurate in Safari/Chrome

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Tue Jun 8 22:20:52 MSD 2010


On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 02:04:04PM -0400, bongtv wrote:

> I used the developer tools built in in the browsers. If there is 
> a compression made you will see this in the ressources pane of 
> the developer tools. In the example above you see that the 
> browser loads the full file. We made a transition from apache to 
> nginx and we found this out because useres wrote us about longer 
> loading times.

Chrome reports uncompressed size in developer tools instead of 
on-wire (compressed) one.  Most likely Safari does the same thing. 
Use tcpdump instead.

Maxim Dounin

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