mainline does not include gzip module?

ura nginx-forum at
Sat Jan 4 01:22:28 UTC 2014

i just replaced a stable install with the mainline version (1.5.8) and
noticed that the outputted files are not being gzipped.
i ran nginx -V and do not see any arguments that enable gzip.
is there a reason why the stable version included gzip and this mainline
does not?
do i need to manually build nginx to include the gzip module?
if so, does that mean i need to rebuild nginx every time there is a new

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