Gzip issues with Varnish

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed May 9 18:44:55 CEST 2007

In message <922C786D-54C3-480C-88E2-93DC454B8174 at zeno.org>, Denis Ahrens writes
>The gzip problem can be circumvented with since revision r1398.
>Simply add the following to a varnish vcl script:
>sub vcl_hash
>         if (req.http.Accept-Encoding) {
>                 set req.hash += req.http.Accept-Encoding;
>         }

Well, yes, I guess that does it, but depending on how many
differnet Accept-Encoding headers there are out there, your
hit-date may drop and your cache-size explode

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