Always sending gzip?

Simon Lyall simon at
Mon Mar 14 00:12:50 CET 2011

On Sun, 13 Mar 2011, Per Buer wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 10:22 PM, Simon Lyall <simon at> wrote:
>       Getting a weird thing where the server is returning gzip'd content even when we don't ask for it.
> If your server is not sending "Vary: Accept-Encoding" Varnish won't know that it needs to Vary on the A-E header. Just add it
> and Varnish will do the right thing.

Of course, it was turning up sometimes but not always. I've changed the 
backend to force it in and that seems to have fixed the problem (and 
hopefully another we are seeing).


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