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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: unsupported compression issue seen in 2.3.5-alpha
Date Sun, 14 Feb 2010 18:03:27 GMT
On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Paul Querna <paul@querna.org> wrote:
> curl -H 'Accept-Encoding: gzip;' -iL
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/style/css/manual.css  2>/dev/null |
> head -12
>
> What i've been told is, most of the time, this 'works' and you get
> compressed data.  But sometimes, the same request returns uncompressed
> data, but with the same headers -- implying that mod_deflate was
> removed after adding the headers somehow -- this of course will cause
> browsers to try to decompress it, but since its already decomrpessed,
> it doesn't work.
>
> As far as I know, it has only been reported on 2.3.5 -- not in the
> earlier 2.3.3 (which the EU machine also ran before 2.3.5).  If you
> search twitter for 'apache.org' you also see several more reports.

FWIW, I'd never seen it before this saturday where I saw it for about
an hour consistently -- browser independent.  C-E: gzip was set but
not actually compressed.


-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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