[mod_python] PSP buffer?

Scott Sanders sanders at apache.org
Thu Aug 12 11:20:17 EDT 2004

I have implemented and documented a simple way to do this at:



On Aug 12, 2004, at 10:03 AM, Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Jim Dabell wrote:
>> Unfortunately, that just repeatedly calls req.write(), which doesn't  
>> give me
>> the opportunity to perform any operations on the result before it is  
>> sent to
>> the client, or even output additional headers afterwards.  For  
>> instance, I
>> can't find a way of producing a Content-Length header, or using  
>> content
>> encoding to gzip the response body.
> You shouldn't need to set content length because it will be set by  
> Apache for you. Apache will decide wither to set it depending on the  
> protocol version used and whether the client accepts chunked encoding.
> If you want to gzip the response, the proper way to do this in Apache  
> 2.0 would be by implementing a filter rather than a handler, there is  
> actually an example of how to do this in mod_python in the examples  
> directory, though you will probably be better off using something like  
> mod_gzip.
> Grisha
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