SSL support

Audun Ytterdal ay at
Tue Mar 11 16:31:49 CET 2008

Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Louis Luo <lluo_2wire at> writes:
>> BTW, some ticket mentioned that compression would be added to 2.0.
>> How is it now?  I need this feature badly.  Do you guys have some
>> early work that I can try?
> That was a wishlist item, not a promised feature.  However, Varnish 2.0
> supports Vary, so if can enable compression on your backend, it will
> "just work" - but DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES use the sample
> configuration at the top of Apache's mod_deflate documentation, as it
> will effectively make every compressable document uncacheable.

You mean

"AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml"

Why will that make documents uncacheable?

Would be sad for non-gzipable browser, but that would be fixed by

"Header append Vary User-Agent"



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