Re: haproxy and compression... Anybody?

From: Jeffrey 'jf' Lim <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:04:43 +0800

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Jeffrey 'jf' Lim <> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Jeffrey 'jf' Lim <>
> wrote:
>> thanks, Unai for the follow-up!!! You know what, I just did a dump myself,
>> and unbelievably, this is happening here as well. What gives? Initially, I
>> was thinking that perhaps you had haproxy in tcp mode, but no, even in mode
>> http, this thing happens as well. I'm happy, obviously - although like you,
>> I dont exactly get how this could be happening.. Any idea, Willy?
> btw, did some thinking :), and I thought i might have the answer. Would it
> be safe to say (and i believe this is reasonable - I've been tracing down
> the code, but havent gotten to this bit yet :( ) that haproxy really doesnt
> do any reprocessing of the response body (only the headers), and so
> essentially, the gzipped content is "passed through" without modification
> (and the "Content-Encoding: gzip" header as well)? (I did see some mention
> of chunking in the docs, btw, but dont believe that haproxy does rechunking)

Willy, could you perhaps shed some light on this?


In the meantime, here is your PSA:
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-- Andrew Fear, Software Product Manager, NVIDIA Corporation
Received on 2008/07/14 04:04

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