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From Pid <...@pidster.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat GzipOutputFilter
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:17:48 GMT
On 01/04/2011 13:31, John Baker wrote:
> 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.

Surely you want to be doing that at the HTTPD edge?
mod_deflate would do the job and requires minimal configuration.


p

> 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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