[OpenWrt-Devel] Fwd: [PATCH] uhttpd: serve precompressed files

Adrian Kotelba adrian.kotelba at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 07:39:07 EDT 2015

2015-09-07 12:40 GMT+03:00 Bastian Bittorf <bittorf at bluebottle.com>:
> * Adrian Kotelba <adrian.kotelba at gmail.com> [07.09.2015 11:36]:
>> Well, it could be useful for low-end devices with small storage
>> capacity and slow networks, see https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/14333.
>> The static content, mostly text-based HTML, Java, and css files, could
>> be stored as gzip or zopfli precompressed files. Thus, one reduces
>> storage requirements and improves page loading times.
> ok, as far as i understand the patch, if somebody
> tries to http_get file 'xy.html' and the webserver
> finds 'xy.html.gz' it serves this file, right?

Right. More preciselly, if somebody tries to http_get file 'xy.html'
and the webserver does find it, then it serves it.
If 'xy.html' is not found, then webserver tries 'xy.html.gz'. If
'xy.html.gz' is found, then it is served.

> the storage-argument is not really valid, because the
> files are usually compressed anyway (squashfs or jffs2).
> the "slow networks" argument is ofcourse valid.


> bye, bastian
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