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Bug 887 - Support gzip encoding
Summary: Support gzip encoding
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: 0.6.7
Hardware: Other other
: P4 enhancement
Target Milestone: 0.7.0
Assignee: Terje Bless
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-09-16 18:45 UTC by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2005-01-09 19:44 UTC (History)
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Description Ville Skyttä 2004-09-16 18:45:11 UTC
This question pops up every now and then.  Adding support for gzip would require
no changes to the validator code, just installing Compress::Zlib on v.w.o should
be enough; LWP would do things transparently then.

If implemented, it would however have some kind of effect on the CPU load
(probably not a problem), and maybe the documentation should say a few words
about the implementation (since LWP uses TE instead of the more usual
Comment 1 Olivier Thereaux 2004-09-16 21:39:20 UTC
FWIW libcompress-zlib-perl is installed on qa-dev.
Comment 2 Ville Skyttä 2005-01-09 19:44:16 UTC
Implementation in CVS.