mainline does not include gzip module?

Valentin V. Bartenev vbart at
Sat Jan 4 01:34:02 UTC 2014

On Friday 03 January 2014 20:22:28 ura wrote:
> 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?

The gzip module is compiled by default, unless explicitly disabled
using the --without-http_gzip_module argument.

> do i need to manually build nginx to include the gzip module?

No, you don't.  It is included in both packages stable and mainline.

  wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev

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