[squid-users] compression in Squid

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Wed Nov 23 14:12:44 UTC 2016

* Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de>:

> I don't understand this feature. Why is the compressed data not simply
> passed on to the client?
> > The primary use-case is for Squid installations where two proxies are
> > used to reduce bandwidth over a slow or expensive link (ie satellite).
> So the proxies are compressing everything (between them? between proxy
> and internet? between client and proxy?)

So, I built that particular version and alas, it's running on on of
our four proxies.

te_deflate defaults to "on", so it's probably working.

Ralf Hildebrandt                   Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
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