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Bug #1171

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mod_compress supresses Etag and Last-Modified headers

Added by brainsik almost 14 years ago. Updated about 13 years ago.

Status:
Fixed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
mod_compress
Target version:
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Description

Using mod_compress, when a page is sent gzipped, the Last-Modified and Etag headers are suppressed. This has the unfortunate effect that these pages can not be cached by a browser -- the browser lacks the required data to send If-Modified-Since and/or If-None-Match header(s) back.

Basically, as it is, you have to pick between cacheability or compression.

To reproduce, turn on compression and then make an HTTP request for a compressed page including the HTTP header "Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate".


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Actions #1

Updated by brainsik almost 14 years ago

It can also suppreses the headers produced by mod_expire.
See ticket #1172: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1171

Actions #2

Updated by Anonymous over 13 years ago

For some reason, this is the behavior when you don't turn on compress.cache-dir. Set this to a valid server path and Etag info is sent with mod_compress.

Actions #3

Updated by brainsik over 13 years ago

Replying to anonymous:

For some reason, this is the behavior when you don't turn on compress.cache-dir. Set this to a valid server path and Etag info is sent with mod_compress.

See http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1400 for an example of when this work-around will fail.

Actions #4

Updated by stbuehler about 13 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Fixed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Fixed in r2085

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