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From "John Baker" <jba...@javasystemsolutions.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat GzipOutputFilter
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:31:18 GMT
The AJP connector doesn't support compression (a missing useful feature
in my opinion) so I found myself looking for a filter. Thanks for
letting me know it won't work. I'll look at the example filter.

On Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:28 +0400, "Konstantin Kolinko"
<knst.kolinko@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/4/1 John Baker <jbaker@javasystemsolutions.com>:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I note there's a GzipOutputFilter in the Tomcat (and JBoss) jar files:
> >
> > http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/api/org/apache/coyote/http11/filters/GzipOutputFilter.html
> >
> > Yet I can't load it in the web.xml file using <filter-class>. Is there
> > some pre-defined filter name for this filter?
> 
> This class does not implement the javax.servlet.Filter interface and
> thus it cannot be used in a web application.
> 
> It is just an internal component of HTTP connectors, that is used when
> you enable gzip compression on the connector,
> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/config/http.html
> 
> There is "compressionFilters.CompressionFilter" class in the examples
> webapp though, that can be used as a Filter.
> 
> Best regards,
> Konstantin Kolinko
> 
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