[mod_python] apache and mod_gzip

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Sat Dec 30 21:22:54 EST 2006


On 31/12/2006, at 3:50 AM, m.banaouas wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Can any body tell me if it make yet sense to activate mod_gzip with  
> apache 2.2 ?
> after reading several threads about it, I wonder if output stream   
> gzip-compression is already included as standard behaviour of  
> apache 2.2.
>
> But I did not yet obtained any compressed output, although my http  
> client asked about it (Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate)
> With a http traffic spy (TCP Viewer), I see normal text flow  
> towards my client, while I expected bin flow (something like  
> "[email protected]_§! etc.... ." !).

For compression, use mod_deflate:

   http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_deflate.html

Graham


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