Potential Bug: Gzipping preventing HTTP range requests

Ensiferous nginx-forum at nginx.us
Fri Jun 24 21:46:46 MSD 2011


A question was posed in IRC yesterday about Range requests not being
honoured when using gzipping.
After testing it I've confirmed that there appears to be a problem.

I've put a test file online you can test against:

The following curl runs were used to test:
curl -r 0-5 <- gives 6 bytes
curl -r 0-5 --compressed <- gives full

I've pasted the results of debug logging here:

Thanks for your attention,
Martin Fjordvald

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