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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Can a new directive RemoveOutputFilterByType be added?
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2006 16:54:39 GMT
On 4/16/06, Wang, Sherwin X. <> wrote:
> I am using mod_deflate to compress output contents. I'd tried to compress
> everything except PDF etc. using SetOutputFilter. But the configuration
> based on file extension in URI, SetEnvIfNoCase, will not work because the
> PDF is generated dynamically with URL
> I had also tried not to
> compress anything but the specified MIME types using AddOutputFilterByType.
> But a tedious list of types has to be maintained. Is there any way to do it
> better?
> Combining merits of above two methods suggest a solution. Use
> SetOutputFilter to compress everything, use SetEnvIfNoCase to exclude gif
> etc., and use "RemoveOutputFilterByType", an opposite operation of
> AddOutputFilterByType, to exclude PDF. Can a new directive
> RemoveOutputFilterByType be added to Apache?

You might want to look into mod_filter in apache 2.2 which can do all
sorts of flexible stuff.


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