GZIP Issues in 0.7 vx 0.8

Igor Sysoev igor at sysoev.ru
Sat Oct 30 10:49:42 MSD 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 06:47:20PM -0400, Kevin wrote:

> I ran into an issue the last couple days where we noticed some files
> were being gzipped from a site (in a reverse proxy config) and others
> were not. Initially we believed it to be due to the size of the buffer
> so we increased it, enormously. Yet, no resolution.
> We tried buffering, caching, compression levels, vary any, proxied, etc.
> We simply couldn't find the issue. We went with a hail mary and built
> 0.8 (newest) and the issue is now resolved.
> Is there a bug or an issue with 0.7 and gzip in a reverse proxy config
> vs 0.8? Apparently there is something but I wanted to point out we ran
> into this issue. We can also provide configs to duplicate this problem.
> One last thing:
> There was not a gzip_disable string, no changes in mime.types, even
> removed all settings except gzip on;. This issue occurred with both gzip
> 1.1/1.0.

As far as I remember there should not be changes.
Could you show a debug log of non-gzipped response on 0.7 ?

Igor Sysoev

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