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From "Rob Walker (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (FELIX-3591) The HTTP client does not accept gzip encoding when retrieving obr repositories
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2012 12:20:07 GMT

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Rob Walker commented on FELIX-3591:
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Looks like a useful enhancement to me.
                
> The HTTP client does not accept gzip encoding when retrieving obr repositories
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FELIX-3591
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-3591
>             Project: Felix
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Bundle Repository (OBR)
>    Affects Versions: bundlerepository-1.6.6
>            Reporter: Frank Lyaruu
>            Priority: Minor
>
> OBR repository metadata can be pretty big and it is very compressable (for larger repositories
I'm seeing a factor of more than 20), so it can save a lot of time and bandwidth if it can
be compressed.
> I use a OBR virtual repository on Nexus. Nexus will compress the obr data if the client
adds the Accept-Encoding gzip header. So if the bundle repository could add that header (and
deal with compressed data) that would help me a lot.
> My related stackoverflow post:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11031065/

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