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Subject:   GZIP memory leak and content length problems
Date:   2006-07-23 23:26:04
From:   CheenuInventor
Response to: GZIP memory leak and content length problems

After 3 days analysis on Weblogic 8.1 i have found the solution for this problem. If guys need the solution contact me at chinu_en@yahoo.com. Since i really need to know how many have come across this situation.
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  • GZIP memory leak and content length problems
    2007-01-18 05:49:27  ShriniMailNSrinivasan@gmail.com [View]

    solution :
    1. Dont try to compress html files from weblogic 8 (not tried with any other weblogic version).
    2. Dont give multiple route of mapping to a filter in web.xml in weblogic 8.

    To be more clear on second point ,




    All the request has a url patern "/servlet" passes through CompressionFilter.
    All the request will reach the Index Servlet will also passes through CompressionFilter.
    If a request matches both the above condition then response will be compressed twice.
    Thus creates the prob of FileDownload dialog or junk chars shown.
    This will not happen in tomcat.