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From Andy Buckley <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SetOutputFilter doesn't work in <Location>s?
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 12:57:37 GMT
Andy Buckley wrote:
> Andy Buckley wrote:
>> Axel-St├ęphane SMORGRAV wrote:
>>> SetOutputFilter works very well, even in Location filters. There are 
>>> lots of happy customers of this feature, using it for such things as 
>>> for example compression of response bodies.
>> I tried with a configuration similar to yours and, yes, it works! The 
>> Header module is a new one for me: nice to know. A bit of 
>> investigation seems to reveal that adding another Location with a 
>> MultiViews DirectoryIndex can stop the filter from working:


> ... to get output filters working by Location I had to specify 
 > Options -MultiViews. I need to use MultiViews *and* output
 > filters, and this seems to be a bug that prevents simultaneous use.
> Can someone confirm or deny this behaviour and recommend on whether it 
> should be reported to the Apache bug tracker? I've now observed it on 
> several copies of Apache 2.0.52 as bundled with different Linux systems, 

Hello again,

Any confirmations or denials before I post this as a bug report? I've also 
confirmed it with an Ubuntu Linux system running Apache 2.0.55.


Andy Buckley: CEDAR @ IPPP, Durham

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